Friday, September 5, 2008

The Sacred Salmon Earthenware Pendant

To the Celts, the fish symbolized knowledge, wisdom, the gift of prophecy and inspiration.

The Salmon of Wisdom were keepers of all knowledge. Mythology tells us that this knowledge was attained by eating the nuts of the sacred hazel tree.

I created my "Sacred Salmon" from earthenware clay. It has been glazed with a dark chili pepper red glaze. Measuring about 1 3/4" in length by 1/2" wide, this pendant hangs from an 18" ball and chain necklace. This piece is currently for sale in my Good Dirt Jewelry Etsy shop.