imago corvi

adventures in enamelling, stories, music and travel

ETSY STORE

Whatever work I have in stock can be seen in my Etsy Store If you live in Toronto and would rather pick your piece up than pay shipping – call … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cultural Authenticity and Cultural Appropriation in a Multicultural Society

In Canada we have the great privilege of living among people from many diverse cultures. We value pluralism and take pride in our cultural mosaic, which we contrast to the … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Crow/Raven

The crow in Celtic folklore is similar to the crow/raven in native myth, in that it is believed to be one of the oldest of the animals, and somewhat mischievous. … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spiral Trumpet Openwork Ring

This style is based on an Iron Age Irish style called “spiral-trumpet”. Like all pre-Christian Irish styles, it was abstract and its meaning is obscure. This style set Irish Iron … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

Scythian Deer

There is much debate among archaeologists about whether the Celts were influenced by the Scythians in their animal art. One argument against such influence is that there have been no … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Trees

I have two main tree designs which can be altered to indicate different trees by changing the terminals and colour. (See also Thorn Trees) This one is based on a … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bear

The bear is particularly connected with hero figures. In Norse mythology he is Bjorn, a prince who was turned into a bear, but retained his human form at night. For … Continue reading

July 19, 2006 · Leave a comment

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