the Demeter Convex Mirror

In All, Mirrors by Mark Evans

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The Demeter convex mirror is composed of rough cut citrines( a variation of quartz).  The color of the citrines range from pale yellow to lemon. Each crystal is mounted on a metal support, creating a sunburst that looks like its made of rock candy

The frame is 10 inches in diameter and is currently in my studio pending being sent to one of my showrooms.

Jewelry for walls.

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Of course, none of my mirrors is without a story behind its title.  Demeter was the Greek goddess of abundance, the harvest and agriculture.  Perhaps the original earth-goddess.  Her daughter Persephone was abducted to the underworld by the god Hades.  In her despair Demeter neglected her purpose and the earth became a cold and barren place.  Zeus intervened and made it possible for Persephone to join her mother, Demeter, for six months of the year.  Hence the progression of the seasons and the association of Demeter with the cycle of life and death.

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The citrine’s yellow coloring has associations with the sun and warmth.  Supposedly citrines stimulate clarity of mind, creativity and intellect.

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