Sunday, January 25, 2015

The Ancient Beauty of the Dragonfly

Left: Two bracelets of Queen Hetep-heres I, 4th Dynasty (Silver, turquoise, lapis lazuli, and carnelian) Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Click Image to Enlarge.

"The eyes of the dragonfly are one of the most amazing and awe inspiring sights. Given almost 80% of the insect’s brain power is dedicated to its sight and the fact that it can see in all 360 degrees around it, it symbolizes the uninhibited vision of the mind and the ability to see beyond the limitations of the human self. "

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Arbol de la vida—Mid twentieth century tree of life (polychrome ceramic)

Heron Martinez Mendoza (1918-1990)
San Miguel Acatlan, Hidalgo Mexico

Thursday, January 1, 2015