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Sandro Botticelli's "The Birth of Venus" inspired blackwork style tattoo on the right thigh. Tattoo Artist: Eva krbdk

Copper: Copper was associated with the goddess Aphrodite/Venus in mythology and alchemy, owing to its lustrous beauty, its ancient use in producing mirrors, and its association with Cyprus, which was sacred to the goddess. The elemental alchemy symbol for copper is also the planetary symbol for Venus. As such, this symbol embodies such characteristics as love, balance, feminine beauty, and artistic creativity

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Goddess Aphrodite

Greek Goddess Aphrodite Areas of Influence: Goddess of love and beauty. She is associated with the islands of Cyprus, Cythera and Kos. She was said to have been created from the foam of the sea. This Goddess did not originate from Greece she was worshipped in the Eastern Mediterranean as an early mother Goddess figure.