Typekit examples of ampersands. Wish there were more the ampersands because they always bring things together. Seriously, this is heaven sent! I also fumble through too many fonts before I find the perfect ampersand.
Collaborative Class Project - Each student reinvents an alphabet letter or two as some kind of illusionary surreal object - suggested by the shape of the letter - image inspiration: octopus ampersand by Vane Blackwhale, via Behance