ammonites (fossils) - loved collecting fossils like these as a child with my dad on family holidays by the sea

ammonites (fossils) - loved collecting fossils like these as a child with my dad on family holidays by the sea

walzerjahrhundert:  Gustav Gurschner, Art Nouveau bronze mermaid lamp with nautilus shell shade, circa 1899

walzerjahrhundert: Gustav Gurschner, Art Nouveau bronze mermaid lamp with nautilus shell shade, circa 1899

Nautilus shell with counterclockwise and clockwise spiral represents the continuum.  https://www.pinterest.com/LeslieAnneliese/spirals/

Nautilus shell with counterclockwise and clockwise spiral represents the continuum. https://www.pinterest.com/LeslieAnneliese/spirals/

Nautilus. Ever growing, ever changing. Once it grows a new, larger chamber it cannot go back to the previous ones; they no longer fit. It has no choice but to move on. Still, the old chambers are still part of them. Just as we are forced to move through life. Our past still stands and affects who we are today.

Nautilus. Ever growing, ever changing. Once it grows a new, larger chamber it cannot go back to the previous ones; they no longer fit. It has no choice but to move on. Still, the old chambers are still part of them. Just as we are forced to move through life. Our past still stands and affects who we are today.

The Dreamer Driftwood and Nautilus Shell Spirit by ShapingSpirit

Reserved for Heather, Last Payment 3 of 3, The Dreamer, Driftwood and Nautilus Shell Spirit Sculpture

nautilus~The Story of the Chambered    The rare and remarkable chambered nautilus has long captivated scientists, mathematicians, and poets. Reproducing itself in perfect symmetry and accuracy, the nautilus depends on each component to complement its self-contained system. Yet, it remains open-ended for perpetual evolution and change.

nautilus~The Story of the Chambered The rare and remarkable chambered nautilus has long captivated scientists, mathematicians, and poets. Reproducing itself in perfect symmetry and accuracy, the nautilus depends on each component to complement its self-contained system. Yet, it remains open-ended for perpetual evolution and change.

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