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It is a little story about our nature. I have choose 5 symbols that I will use as a part of the model?s make up but also I will use colour which represent that symbol. The five symbols that I had choose: symbol of live, energy, returning goodness, happiness and Yin-Yang as a symbol of balance. The Egyptian Ankh is one of the most widely used symbols of ancient Egypt. It symbolizes "eternal life" and is thus called the Key of Life. It is a sun-symbol that the deities were depicted using, and it is also used in amulets worn by the ancient Egyptians. While the origins of the ankh may be obscure, the meaning is certainly clear - "life". It is with this basic connotation that the sign is carried in the hands of many Egyptian deities. The ankh may represent the life-giving elements of air and water. It was often shown being offered to the king's lips as a symbol of the "breath of life." Anthropomorphic pictures of the ankh sometimes show it holding an ostrich-feather fan behind the pharaoh in a variant form of this idea. Similarly, chains of ankhs were shown poured out of water vessels over the king as a symbol of the regenerating power of water. Libation vessels which held the water used in religious ceremonies was they sometimes produced in the shape of the ankh hieroglyph. The ancient structure has been found both in pre-Columbian America and in Bronze Age Europe. In Europe it is especially associated with the Celtic tribes. These symbols are called triskele or triskelion. The Triskele is used to symbolize the cycles of life with in the three fold, or three spheres of influence in the material world. The three spheres (Land, Sea and Sky) represent the three aspects of the material world that are contained in every object. Each aspect ever flowing outward and always returning to the point from which it started. What that?s mean it represents natural energy. Triquetra - A symbol that can talk a lot. One associates it only with Wicca, the second protective amulets and talismans, and the third simply triple back. This symbol is a rule: "Whatever you do, it will come back to you with a triple strength" and is used heavily in Wicca as a very protective amulets and talismans. Used in the past by the pagans, druids, Christians, as an ornament in Celtic braid, etc. Celtic spirituality Meaning in a circle-strong protective amulet, the Christian religion is a separation of the divine person, "Whatever you do, return this to you with a triple strength", the three phases of the moon, the other end of the stick: the symbol of Wicca movement strongly attributed hence his wearing automatically assigns the owner to the followers of Wicca. The endless knot is a closed, graphic ornament composed of right-angled, intertwined lines. It is conjectured that it may have evolved from an ancient naga symbol with two stylized snakes. The intertwining of lines in the eternal knot is said to symbolize how everything is connected. It can represent any aspects of live or all of them together, for example: how religion and secular affairs, as well as compassion and wisdom are united and connected to each other. It means that if all of the aspects of live are joining together in good connection it gave happiness. Yin Yang is a philosophical concept of balance. A yin-yang is a circular symbol split in half so that each half looks like a sideways tear-drop. The two sides are labelled Yin and Yang. Yin is white with a circle of black in the bulb of its tear and has the point of the tear up. Yang is black with a circle of white in the bulb of its tear, its point is down. A yin-yang symbolizes the belief that there is two sides to everything. The light without dark, no day without night, happiness without sadness, good without bad, etc.. It also shows that nothing is purely good or bad or so on and so forth. The two pieces on their own are half; together they are whole, and balanced. The Yin side represents good/light/day (pretty much anything positive) and Yang is pretty much anything negative. Yin, in a yin-yang, is always on the left side. The meaning of colours can vary depending on culture and circumstances. Colour is a form of non-verbal communication. It is not a static energy and its meaning can change from one day to the next with any individual. In ancient Egypt, colour was an integral part of the substance and being of everything in life. The colour of something was a clue to the substance or heart of the matter. When it was said that one could not know the colour of the gods, it meant that they themselves were unknowable, and could never be completely understood. In art, colours were clues to the nature of the beings depicted in the work. For instance, when Amon was portrayed with blue skin, it alluded to his cosmic aspect. Osiris' green skin was a reference to his power over vegetation and to his own resurrection. Of course, not every use of colour in Egyptian art was symbolic. When overlapping objects, such as when portraying a row of oxen, the colours of each animal is alternated so as to differentiate each individual beast. Apart from these practical considerations though, it is safe to say that the Egyptian use of colour in their art was largely symbolic. The Egyptian artist had at his disposal six colours, including black and white. These colours were generated largely from mineral compounds and thus retain their vibrancy over the millennia. Each of these colours had their own intrinsic symbolic meaning, as shown below. However, the ambivalence of meaning demonstrated by some should be carefully noted. Even now, different cultures are understanding or seeing in different way the meaning of colours. Some time ago I heard a joke about colours: somebody informed USA officials that the Russians were thinking of painting the entire moon red to show their supremacy in space. Everyone was expecting to see the Americans getting angry over this, but instead they were very calm about it. ?Ok, no problem, let them paint the moon red.? To which they added ?We?ll just write Coca-Cola on top of it and everybody will know who the best is??
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