SYMBOLISM: The 4 ELEMENTS. Earth,water,air,fire

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The 4 elements refer to ancient beliefs inspired by natural observation of the phases of matter; with the classical elements: earth is equivalent to solid, water is equivalent to liquid, air is equivalent to gas and fire is equivalent to plasma. The 4 elements are physical components, of which the entire world is made up from

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Sometimes they may include a fifth element or quintessence (after “quint” meaning “fifth”) called Aether or spirit, which describes that which was beyond the material world. The symbol for either is a circle

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Heres a version of the 4 elements I have created for my .ready.to.wear.collection. of inky art

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I have also done a post on triangles in my ‘Wear your ink’ section called ‘triangulated’. Its here if anyone wants to take a look

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