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Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Keramo Mano ceramic art studio. Panels for lovers, handwork. The inscription on the panel - 'each of us is an angel with only one wing, and we can fly only embracing each other'

The inscription on the panel – ‘Each of us is an angel with only one wing, and we can fly only embracing each other’. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Keramo Mano ceramic art studio
Run by Russian duo of craftsmen and artists Maria and Vlad, who are a husband and a wife, the art studio is Siberian city of Berdsk. According to the artists, they became engaged in pottery more than 20 years ago. They just implement their creative ideas in clay. Meanwhile, clay is a special element that carries the power and energy of the earth itself. Their art works – closely interwoven with ancient ethnic cultures whose roots go far for our ancestors. And all characters are of a certain nature, have their own unique design and value. Radiating love, these creations aim to protect home and bring the good, the sun and happiness.

Panno Orange, from the series of Tree of Life. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Panno Orange, from the series of Tree of Life. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Orange – a symbol of fertility, associated with the theme of love and marriage. Considered a mythical “Golden Apple”, awarded by Juno to Jupiter on the day of their wedding. This tree must be in the bedroom of the spouses, bringing harmony in their relationships.
Oranges, both as fruit, and as a symbol of great importance exists in the history of many nations. According to Chinese, orange fruit brings happiness. In Vietnam, an orange is a gift for young couples. And in India from the flowers of the orange tree made ​​wreaths for those who marry. Bright oranges symbolize gold. Therefore, orange or lime, which branches are heavy with fruit symbolize luck and predict prosperity.

Since ancient times, Walnut and Apple – considered sacred trees. Interlacing roots and branches of trees is a symbol of a strong family, firmly linking the two genera. This fusion of Body, Soul, Spirit and Conscience in a new single root system. A sacred tree, walnut is a symbol of justice, vitality, flexibility, endurance, generosity and courage. Besides, Walnut – highly magical plant, protects from attacks, and gives spiritual and material food.

Apple – a symbol of fertility, one of the symbols of Mother Earth, eternal youth and beauty. Apple is also a symbol of recovery of potential, integrity, health and vitality. It is the personification of love, marriage, spring, youth, fertility, and longevity.

Tree symbolizes marital happiness, procreation, family well-being, and the link between generations.
Nest in the branches of a tree in all folk traditions is a symbol of a strong family and a home, also endowed with magic properties of giving fertility.

Ancient people believed that the tree has a soul, great wisdom and inherits mystical power. The tree symbolizes the central axis of the world, which connects heaven and earth. Shown here panel, in particular, depicts the tree that holds the sun in its right hand, and the moon in the left. It is a symbol of balance between day and night, between men and women, as well as between the inner world and outer beauty.

The nest is a symbol of a strong family and a home, also endowed with magic properties of giving fertility. Also, it is a symbol of good luck, wealth and health. It carries a spring sun, life, joy, warmth, light, the rebirth of nature and a dream come true.

Veles – one of the sun gods, the god of wealth and the husband of the goddess Makosh. The jurisdiction of Veles includes wealth as earth and groundwater – money, gold, jewelry, and oil. God of roads, paths, trails and travelers. If you get lost, go astray, being in an unfamiliar place for you, and do not know where to go further, please mind to God Veles for help. Be sure, you will receive the correct decision where to go, or someone will tell you and help you.

Besides, Veles – God of healing and health, God of healers, traditional healers and herbalists. He patronizes farmers, traders, musicians, poets, travelers, scientists, physicians, astrologers, and soothsayers. In the hands of Veles cornucopia filled with flowers and fruit of every kind. A symbol of wealth, generosity, abundance of all good things, happiness and generosity. Great estate acquired labor, trade, power, and victories. It is a symbolic sign of all the ancient Gods.

Goddess of marital happiness and prosperity, Makosh protects the house. It bestows peace and quiet family. Also, Makosh gives happiness and the welfare to children. She is the giver of all sorts of goods, so the image of the idol of the Goddess Makosh very often depicted with a cornucopia. Cornucopia – not just a symbol of prosperity and good luck, but also the divine bounty.

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