What is it about Celestial Themes ?

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A brass "Sun" on a hammered, textured copper circle A brass “Sun” on a hammered, textured copper circle

What is it about celestial themes that make them so appealing?  They always seem to captivate me.  Perhaps they are reminiscent of many nights spent looking up at the sky and feeling awed by the universe.   Perhaps some ancient memory remembers worshiping the sun.

Spirals, stars and moons on brass and copper Spirals, stars and moons on brass and copper

Whatever the reason, I don’t think celestial themes will ever fall out of favor (at least for me).  Just like flowers, trees and birds, and all things natural, these will always inspire and form the foundation of my artistic meanderings.

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I have tried a few colder, less organic feeling designs but have not found them satisfying except for themes which are symbolic in nature, like hearts, crosses, swords and shields.  But these things are a real part of the human experience – love, religion, struggles and war, so…

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2 thoughts on “What is it about Celestial Themes ?

  1. Thank you so much for re-posting by blog post 😀

  2. I think the stars are ingrained genetically (: Up until the modern times, man used stars to navigate, to determine the seasons and when to plant, when to hunt migrating animals, etc. Now we look at them and wonder . . . I LOVE Zoraida’s celestial themed jewelry.

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