The Andromeda convex mirror is elaborately layered with clear Venetian glass and has two layers of quartz crystal points over a silver gilt frame. The different layers give the frame a unique depth and richness derived from the light, shadow and glitter of clear glass and crystal. And its heavy.
This mirror is about 16 inches in diameter. It is currently in my studio waiting to be part of one of my showrooms. Prior to being assigned to a showroom; if you are interested you can contact me directly.
Jewelry for walls.
The constellation Andromeda.
The galaxy Andromeda. 2.5 million light years from Earth and part of the Andromeda constellation.
A painting by Charles-André van Loo depicting Perseus killing the sea monster. Circa 135-1740
In Greek mythology, Andromeda is the daughter of the Ethiopian king Cepheus and his wife Casseopeia. When Cassiopeia’s vanity and recklessness leads her to boast that Andromeda is more beautiful than the daughters of the sea god Poseidon, the Nerieds, Poseidon sends the sea monster Cetus to ravage and kill Andromeda as divine punishment. Andromeda is stripped and chained naked to a rock as a sacrifice to sate the monster, but is saved from death by Perseus, riding the winged horse, Pegasus, and wielding the head of Medusa as a weapon to kill Cetus.
Of course, its the old story of a woman needing a man to rescue her…..
A fragment of a fresco fr0om Pompeii showing Perseus freeing Andromeda.
Who can forget the film Clash of the Titans from 2014? The declaration “Release the Kraken!” by Zeus( Liam Neeson) shall go down in movie history!