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Dove Buttons

Dove Buttons

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Doves have held immense significance in the cultures and religions of the world, especially in Christianity and Judaism. The white dove, in particular, has been used as a symbol of love and peace for centuries. In Christian iconography, the dove is a representation of the Holy Spirit and is often depicted with outstretched wings, a halo, and a beam of light. It is believed that the Holy Spirit descended upon Jesus in the form of a dove during his baptism.

Apart from being a symbol of divinity, the white dove is also a symbol of purity, innocence, and new beginnings. For instance, in weddings, the release of white doves symbolizes the start of a new life together. Similarly, in funerals, the release of doves signifies the peaceful passing of a loved one.

In Judaism, the dove is associated with peace and is a reminder of the story of the Great Flood. According to the story, after the flood, Noah sent out a dove to find dry land. The dove returned with an olive branch in its beak, indicating the end of the flood and the start of a new era. The dove has since been a symbol of hope, renewal, and peace in Judaism.

The symbolism of the white dove in Christianity and Judaism is rooted in centuries of tradition and is a testament to the enduring power of these cultures.

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Since 1972, Quick Silver Mint has been creating authentic handmade medallions, which are available through their catalog and at festivals throughout the United States. Now, the designs are available here as buttons.

Each symbol, inspired by myth and legend, originates from ancient stone carvings, pottery, or other artifacts. Understanding these symbols may enhance your journey of self-discovery.

We have spent over 30 years researching and creating magical jewelry based on symbols worldwide. We are very proud to mint over 100 designs.

If you want to learn more about our designs, please visit our Symbol Gallery.