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SYMBOLISM. The platonic solids.

They are geometrical forms which are said to act as a template from which all life springs. The aesthetic beauty and symmetry of the Platonic solids have made them a favorite subject of geometers for thousands of years. They are named after the ancient Greek philosopher Plato who theorized that the classical elements were constructed from the regular solids. To the Greeks, these solids symbolized fire, earth, air, spirit (or ether) and water.

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I ♥ mathematics {platonic solids garland}

A platonic solids garland! I might make them slightly irregular to show I'm not in agreement with Plato when it comes to ideas of perfect forms.