Longevity- Sagittarius, Dragonfly & Sage

Sagittarius- November 22- December 21
Intention- Longevity
Animal- Dragonfly
Herb- Sage
Planet- Jupiter
Element- Fire
Number- 12

Herbalism & Magic: Sage is used in magic to promote wisdom and longevity. It has antibacterial properties and has been used to heal wounds.*

Astrology: Sagittarius is a sign associated with philosophy, exploration, learning and teaching.
Geology: Amber is a fossilized tree resin that is often found containing preserved remains of plants and insects.

Zoology: Dragonflies are some of the oldest living species on the planet. Fossils of dragonflies have been dated as far back as 300 million years.

Mythology: The constellation for Sagittarius was seen by the Greeks as Chiron, a wise centaur who educated and trained several Greek mythic heroes and was associated with healing.

Geometry: Sagittarius occurs mainly in the 12th month of December, and the number 12 appears in this image as the dodecahedron (12 sided 3-D shape) and in the 3,4 & 6 sided shapes in the background, which are all numbers that divide into 12.

2018, 8x10", Acrylic paint, collaged fabric, ink, embroidery floss & nails.

Original artwork has sold.