Prehistoric spiral carving, Cornwall, England. Labyrinths and mazes have a history that can be traced back over 4000 years. The earliest examples are found carved on rocks in various parts of the world. Labyrinths have been a potent symbol in many cultures for thousands of years but mazes are of more recent origin, evolving from the earlier labyrinths around five hundred years ago
Sweet Romance Lily of the Valley Art Nouveau Pearl Flower Pin Brooch (3.795 RUB) ❤ liked on Polyvore featuring jewelry, brooches, white, green brooch, flower jewellery, leaf jewelry, engraved jewelry and flower pin brooch
Beautiful cigarette case made of silver. Designed and made by the French silversmith Charles Murat who worked in Paris around 1897. Beautifully decorated with Lily of the valley flowers. Inside with vermeil. Various silver marks, i.a. the crab, and CM for Charles Murat. In addition, the reference déposé. Condition: - fine, beautiful original condition. Dimensions: - 8 x 6 x 1 cm. Shipment: - registered, insured, and properly packaged.
PREHISTORIC ROCK-ART SITE OF THE COA VALLEY, Portugal & Spain: provides the best illustration of the iconographic themes and organization of Paleolithic rock art, beginning about 22,000 BC, using the same modes of expression in caves and in the open air, thus contributing to a greater understanding of this artistic phenomenon. Thousands of animal figures have been engraved over several millennia. They represent a unique example of the first manifestations of human symbolic creation.