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Serpents/Snakes

Serpents/Snakes

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Snake is the universal symbol of transformation. Life, death and rebirth are represented by the shedding of the snake’s skin. Among the Pueblo Indians snakes and lightning are equated with rain and fertility, as are the snake dances annually held by the Hopi.

In Celtic mythologies the snake is the universal symbol of the Earth Goddess, eternally dying and being renewed, and the sinuous, serpentine path of the life force, in China, called “chi“. When St. Patrick “drove the snakes out of Ireland”, it could be interpreted as the older pagan religion, which venerated a cycle of birth/death/rebirth, being driven out of Ireland. Almost universally, the snake is identified with the Goddess in ancient Sumeria, Old Europe, and Egypt. Even in early Christianity the serpent is venerated in some Gnostic sects, among them the “Ophites” or “Serpent People”, who used the symbol of the serpent as an embodiment of the wisdom transmitted by Sophia.
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All medallions are 1" in diameter.

We also press 24K Gold (provided by the customer). Contact Us for recommended sources of gold and physical specifications of gold blanks.

We do patina and polish all medallions that we ship out. Please see product photos and our Instagram or Facebook for examples of the look. We understand that additional services are provided at the Fairs and Festivals, but we cannot facilitate those services. 

Want to know more about the meaning of each of the symbols? Please check out the Learn More section! Or do you want more information about ordering at a fair or festival? Please see our Design Brochure.