A myriad of meanings, both positive and negative, were attached to mirrors in the Renaissance. Symbols of vanity, voluptuousness, deceit, humility, and pride, mirrors were also associated with prudence, a virtue

A myriad of meanings, both positive and negative, were attached to mirrors in the Renaissance. Symbols of vanity, voluptuousness, deceit, humility, and pride, mirrors were also associated with prudence, a virtue

Awesome! The ridges may be troublesome for tight knits and yarns with less twist but, very cool!

Awesome! The ridges may be troublesome for tight knits and yarns with less twist but, very cool!

This fish-siren with two tails looks - at the first glance - like many others, but her's is a special property. Whereas the host of other two-tailed fish-sirens stand for unchastity and lust and  voluptuousness, this one here has crossed her tails (legs) and therefore should have another meaning.   St. Jakob in Kastelaz near Tramin, South Tyrol, Italy

This fish-siren with two tails looks - at the first glance - like many others, but her's is a special property. Whereas the host of other two-tailed fish-sirens stand for unchastity and lust and voluptuousness, this one here has crossed her tails (legs) and therefore should have another meaning. St. Jakob in Kastelaz near Tramin, South Tyrol, Italy

Tabernacle mirror frame with sliding covers [Italy; Florence] The Metropolitan Museum of Art. From the website: "A myriad of meanings, both positive and negative, were attached to mirrors in the Renaissance. Symbols of vanity, voluptuousness, deceit, humility, and pride, mirrors were also associated with prudence, a virtue. Venus, goddess of love, frequently looked at her own comely reflection in a looking glass. By the sixteenth century, the mirror was a codified attribute of female…

Tabernacle mirror frame with sliding covers [Italy; Florence] The Metropolitan Museum of Art. From the website: "A myriad of meanings, both positive and negative, were attached to mirrors in the Renaissance. Symbols of vanity, voluptuousness, deceit, humility, and pride, mirrors were also associated with prudence, a virtue. Venus, goddess of love, frequently looked at her own comely reflection in a looking glass. By the sixteenth century, the mirror was a codified attribute of female…

Tuberose   A native of Mexico, the tuberose has a very strong, heady scent, so small quantities of this flower go a long way. Its white, tru...

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Tuberose A native of Mexico, the tuberose has a very strong, heady scent, so small quantities of this flower go a long way. Its white, tru...

1743-1750 "The dress is made of yellow silk taffeta, which is brocaded. This means that the flower design is not embroidered, but woven into the fabric. The skirt of this gown is attached to the bodice at the back and side, the front part of the skirt is held up by strings tied around the waist."

1743-1750 "The dress is made of yellow silk taffeta, which is brocaded. This means that the flower design is not embroidered, but woven into the fabric. The skirt of this gown is attached to the bodice at the back and side, the front part of the skirt is held up by strings tied around the waist."

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Meaning: dangerous pleasure and voluptuousness.

Meaning: dangerous pleasure and voluptuousness.

Being healthy and fit isn't always what you look like; it is more what is your HEALTH like. Thin people aren't always healthy, and being curvy doesn't mean you are unhealthy.  Take care of your temple no matter what your size! www.praiseworks.biz

Being healthy and fit isn't always what you look like; it is more what is your HEALTH like. Thin people aren't always healthy, and being curvy doesn't mean you are unhealthy. Take care of your temple no matter what your size! www.praiseworks.biz

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