Akkorokamui is a gigantic octopus-like monster from Ainu folklore ( equivalent to the Nordic Kraken ). The belief was spread throughout Shinto religion. Has powers to heal & bestow knowledge ✨ Followers believe that giving offerings to Akkorokamui will heal the body of ailments like disfigurements & broken limbs. Offerings for this water deity are usually fish, crab and mollusks
Shrines for this benevolent God are found throughout Japan 🙏 Its nature as an octopus means that it is persistent and it is near impossible to escape its grasp without permission 🐙
Note: Shinto is Japan's indigenous religion and a nature religion.
A Singapore Chain is a twisted chain linking pattern that blends the look of a curb chain with that of a rope chain ⛓️ The flat and curvaceous links have the look & feel of liquid, even when unraveled ✨
Triple-Moon or Wicca symbolises 3 stages in the divine female life cycle: Maiden (waxing moon), Mother (full moon) & Crone (waning moon) 🙏 Accepted in many religions, the Triple Goddess represents the cycles of life & death by all on Earth ✨
Drawing depicting Hecate as a triple goddess ( from the british museum ) | Above image is not part of the NFT
Chemically, Cadmium red is produced by heating cadmium zinc sulfoselenide at very high temperatures. The year 1919 was when cadmium red came into commercial production, due to the scarcity of the cadmium metal, the color was sparingly used and was very expensive to obtain. Cadmium red offered a deeper and much richer tone compared to other oil & watercolors produced earlier and was preferred by artists.