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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'

Panels for lovers

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 is run by Russian duo of craftsmen and artists Maria and Vlad, who are a husband and a wife, living in a Siberian city of Berdsk. They have been engaged in pottery for over 20 years. They implement their creative ideas in clay – the element that carries the power and energy of the earth itself. Their art works are closely interwoven with ancient ethnic cultures whose roots go far for our ancestors. All characters are of a certain nature, have their own unique design and value. These creations radiate love, and aim to protect home and bring the good, the sun and happiness.

Panels for lovers. 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

Panels for lovers. 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

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. Symbolism of fertility is due to unmatched tree. For this reason, the orange was associated with the theme of love and marriage. It is 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.

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

Oranges, both as fruit, and as a symbol of great importance exists in the history of many nations. In China orange fruit is considered to bring happiness. In Vietnam, an orange was given to young couples, and in India from the flowers of the orange tree were 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.

Symbolism handmade. Panel 'Bliss' from the series of works 'The Tree of Life'. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Symbolism handmade. Panel ‘Bliss’ from the series of works ‘The Tree of Life’. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Since ancient times, Walnut and Apple were 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. Walnut is a sacred tree, symbol of justice, vitality, flexibility, endurance, generosity and courage. Walnut – highly magical plant, protected from attacks, giving protection, spiritual and material food.

Symbolism handmade. Panel 'Bliss' from the series of works 'The Tree of Life'. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Symbolism handmade. Panel ‘Bliss’ from the series of works ‘The Tree of Life’. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Apple – a symbol of fertility, one of the symbols of Mother Earth, symbolizes 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, longevity.

Panel 'Happiness under stars' from the series of works 'The Tree of Life'. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Panel ‘Happiness under stars’ from the series of works ‘The Tree of Life’. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Panel 'Happiness under stars' from the series of works 'The Tree of Life'. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Panel ‘Happiness under stars’ from the series of works ‘The Tree of Life’. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Tree symbolizes marital happiness, procreation, family well-being, 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, it is also endowed with magic properties of giving fertility

Symbolism handmade. Panel 'Harmony and balance' from the series of works 'The Tree of Life'. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Symbolism handmade. Panel ‘Harmony and balance’ from the series of works ‘The Tree of Life’. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

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. On the panel is shown a 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.

Symbolism handmade. Panel 'Harmony and balance' from the series of works 'The Tree of Life'. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Symbolism handmade. Panel ‘Harmony and balance’ from the series of works ‘The Tree of Life’. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

The nest is a symbol of a strong family and a home, it is also endowed with magic properties of giving fertility. 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.

Panno 'Revival', a series of works 'Tree of Life'

Panno ‘Revival’, a series of works ‘Tree of Life’

Panno 'Revival', a series of works 'Tree of Life'

Panno ‘Revival’, a series of works ‘Tree of Life’

Panno 'Revival', a series of works 'Tree of Life

Panno ‘Revival’, a series of works ‘Tree of Life

Panno 'Revival', a series of works 'Tree of Life

Panno ‘Revival’, a series of works ‘Tree of Life

Symbolism handmade. Panel 'Tree of Happiness' from the series of works 'The Tree of Life'. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Symbolism handmade. Panel ‘Tree of Happiness’ from the series of works ‘The Tree of Life’. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Panno 'Tree of abundance'

Panno ‘Tree of abundance’

Panno 'Tree of abundance'

Panno ‘Tree of abundance’

Dazhdbog

Dazhdbog

Dazhdbog – a supreme being, giving people goods. The god of fertility, sunlight, and life-giving force. His name is explained as follows: “Dazh” – give. “God” – happiness, well-being.

Dream of Angel

Dream of Angel

Gods of ancient Rus - Makosh and Veles

Gods of ancient Rus – Makosh and Veles

Veles – one of the sun gods. Veles – God of wealth and the husband of the goddess Makosh. The jurisdiction of Veles are wealth as earth and groundwater – money, gold, jewelry, oil. Veles – 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 and you will receive the correct decision where to go, or someone will tell you and help you. Veles – God of healing and health, God of healers, traditional healers and herbalists. He patronizes farmers, traders, musicians, poets, travelers, scientists, physicians, astrologers, soothsayers. In the hands of Veles cornucopia filled with flowers and fruit of every kind. It is 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.

Gods of ancient Rus - Makosh

Gods of ancient Rus – Makosh

Makosh – Goddess of marital happiness, prosperity. Makosh protects the house, it bestows peace and quiet family. 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.

Symbolism handmade. Panel 'Tree of Life'. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Symbolism handmade. Panel ‘Tree of Life’. Keramo Mano ceramic art studio

Vera, Nadezhda, Lyubov (Faith, hope, love)

Vera, Nadezhda, Lyubov (Faith, hope, love)

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