Assembled on the 25th of May 2017 under a unique timing when the Moon was exactly conjunct Mercury, while they were rising on the eastern horizon.
A Powerful Talisman invoking strong mental powers, practical thinking, retention of memory and technical skills. It empowers not only learning skills but also the practical application of any craft, whether artistic or otherwise. It also helps in material gain and physical (and emotional) support and protection.
This conjunction of the Moon with Mercury is also auspicious because it is in the sign of the Moon’s exaltation (Taurus) where it is very powerful and effective. The Moon magnifies and “translates” the light of Mercury into earthly things. It does not only amplifies the Mercurial traits of intelligence, communication, speaking, writing etc, but also directs them into practical matters, as a wisdom that can be concretely expressed. It gives mental perseverance and fortitude, technical understanding and craftsmanship and the ability to commit to something (either study, writing, research or other things) and keep a balanced pace and mental focus and control.
Mercury is also very dignified, being in its own term/bound and decan/face. He is also a powerful morning star (rising in the morning before the sun) just a few days after its heliacal rising.
Lastly, Mercury is also the ruler of the Sun (as the Sun is in his sign of Gemini), This gives him even more power and authority in this elected time.
This Conjunction is on the 8 degree of Taurus which is also exactly on the fixed star Shedir (18 Alpha Cassiopeiae m 2.23) a bright and fortunate star having to do with deep wisdom, mysticism and writing (and also “the power of commanding respect” according to ptolemy)
The words on the Talisman are “Phronesis” (Ancient Greek: φρόνησις, phronēsis) which is a Greek word for a type of wisdom or intelligence. It is more specifically a type of wisdom relevant to practical things, requiring an ability to discern how or why to act virtuously and encourage practical virtue, and excellence of character. And the word “Techne” (Ancient Greek: τέχνη, tékʰnɛ ) which is a term, that is often translated as “craftsmanship”, “craft”, “art” or “skill”.
We are very happy to be able to offer the most acclaimed of our fixed stars Talismans. This time we made it under an auspices conjunction with the Moon, which is also in its own Sign (cancer).
Additionally the Moon was in a sextile aspect (harmonious relationship) with Mercury (which is also the ruler of its bound and decan).
SIRIUS is a star of success and power, excellence, wealth, ardor, faithfulness, devotion and passion for achieving one’s goals. It marks immense creative talents in any field, and makes the native Brilliant and inspired.
The images on the Talisman are the Image of Sopdet (also Sepdet or Sothis). Sopdet is the goddess that represents Sirius. Sopdet is displayed, riding her boat in the night sky, with a star on top of her headdress while holding a lotus flower. The Lotus probably represents one year’s cycle, thus linking her to the yearly rising of Sirius and the new year.
The back of the Talisman bears the Egyptian Hieroglyph of Sirius and the ancient magical seal of Sirius. The canister contains Juniper and Wormwood according to an ancient formula for the making a Sirius Talisman. The formula can be found in the hermetic writings of Hermes and Cornelius Agrippa.
The Canister Contains Juniper and Wormwood according to the ancient Egyptian traditions.
SIRIUS was very important to the Egyptians, as it was Helically rising in the summer coinciding with the flooding of the Nile, and also marked the beginning point of the ancient Egyptian yearly calendar. SIRIUS was considered a life giver, and was affiliated with the goddess Isis.
We have just added a new Gold version for our Norse Amulet. Also, managed to find some very nice Emeralds as see in the pictures.
This amulet was made for the purpose of finding your own path of freedom and to focus on your own inner fire throughout your life’s journey.
This amulet’s design is inspired by Viking culture. The Vikings pioneered trade, exploration and colonization of new lands for over 300 years before any other European power. Despite being pirates and adventurers, they were the first white people to arrive in America, long before Columbus.
The Vikings symbolize freedom and true social equality. There is a story of a messenger who was sent on behalf of a French prince to seek out the leader of the Vikings, in order to negotiate with him and talk him out of attacking Paris. The messenger came back unsuccessful and dejected, He reported that when he requested to talk with their leader, the vikings replied, “we are all leaders.”
The Norse Amulet was made by David according to a design that was made by Florence MAQUET as part of David’s jewelry design contest. Florence wrote about it the following description: “My drawing is a blend of older Norse motives, used in the Scandinavian culture. It’s a blend of amulet, shield, and old brooch from Norway. I wish you will realize it as an unique piece of jewelry that you can spread further or propose beside the other Viking motive you already have in your display.”
Kabbalah Tree of Life The Tree of Life is explained in Sefer Yetzira (“Book of Creation”). It is a representation of the thirty-two paths comprised of the ten sefirot and the twenty-two (Hebrew alphabet letters) paths through which they run. The Tree of Life describes the descent of the divine into the manifest world, and methods by which the divine unity may be attained in this life. It can be viewed as a map of the human psyche, and of the workings of creation, both manifest and not. It is important to realize that the pure nature of divinity is unity, and that the seemingly separate aspects of reality exists according to the kabbalah in the human perception which perceives a dualistic reality after the cosmic event took place during creation which is known according to the kabbalah as “Shevirat ha Kelim- the breaking of the vessels “. The Ten Sefirot were supposed to contain the divine infinite light but because of a cataclysmic event some were unable to contain this divine light and were shattered. The existence of these “broken vessels” created a dualistic perception of reality and creation and it affects even our daily human experience. Through spiritual work the world should rise from the state of chaos through the process which is known as “Tikkun” – Rectification.
The names and numbers of the ten sefirot are given in order below.
1 – Kether (Crown) or Kether Elyon (Supreme Crown)
2 – Chokmah (Wisdom)
3 – Binah (Understanding or Intelligence)
4 – Chesed (Mercy or Grace) or Gedullah (Greatness)
5 – Geburah (Severity or Power), Din (Judgement) or Pahad (Fear)
6 – Tifereth (Beauty) or Rahamim (Mercy)
7 – Netsach (Victory or Constancy)
8 – Hod (Glory or Majesty)
9 – Yesod (Foundation) or Tsedek (Justice)
10 – Malkuth (Kingdom) or Shekhinah (Divine Immanence)
The 10 sefirot together with the 22 letters constitute the “32 paths of secret wisdom”.
The Tree of Life is used as a sign of unity and divinity.
I’m happy to share with you the new Inlaid Tree of Life design. The Tree of Life is one of the most recognized symbols of sacred geometry. The structure of the Tree of Life is connected to the sacred teachings of the Jewish Kabbalah but can be seen 3,000 years earlier in Egypt. It is possible to see the Tree of Life structure in many places around the conscious universe. The structure is represented in nature and relates to the Flower of Life.
The Tree of Life like the Seed of Life can fit exactly in the centers of the circles of the Flower of Life (right image in the middle).
Tree of Life and Pythagoras
In the ancient Egyptian temple in Abydos, on one of the pillars there is a perfect diagram of the Seed of Life and the Flower of life with some ancient Greek writings, which shows that it was probably made during the Hellenistic period by the Pythagoreans. These same principles and teachings can be found in the land of Israel in the early teachings of the kabbalah who delved into the studies of another sacred pattern, hidden inside the Flower of Life – The tree of Life. The Kabbalists used this structure as a key that shows the flow of light and consciousness from the endless divine source. The Tree of Life also referred to as the structure of the different realms of reality.
The Tree of Life is used as a sign of unity and divinity.
“This, my children, your purpose in being; transmutation of darkness to light.” Emerald tablet of Thoth
The Emerald tablet bracelet contains the symbols of the ibis bird and the feather of Ma’at. The Ibis bird symbolizes Thoth, known as the ancient Egyptian god of wisdom and the scriber of the words of the gods. The feather of Ma’at is the symbol of the goddess of justice, truth and harmony.
The translation of the hieroglyph engraved on the bracelet is “Oh my heart that I had in my days upon this earth, pray do not rise up to bear witness against me; pray do not accuse me before the great god”.
The Emerald tablet jewel was inspired by “The Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean” that were written by Thoth. The seed of life that appears on the bracelet symbolizes the seven lords that dwell in the Halls of Amenti that Thoth refers to in the “Emerald Tablets”.
The emerald tablets were translated by Dr. M. Doreal and were published in the 1930’s.
The last time we made a Talisman for Neptune was in 2012, when he made his ingress into Pisces. Since then his energy is only gaining momentum and is reflected in many aspects of our lives, and our evolving spiritual sensitivity.
At last, we are happy to announce that we will be making this unique Talisman of Neptune in Pisces once again. A limited edition will be assembled on the 20th of May 2017 this time while the Moon is in an exact conjunction with Neptune, while both are on the Midheaven. The Moon is also the ruler of the rising sign (Cancer), and the Midheaven falls in the 9 sign (whole sign houses) which further emphasizes the Talisman invocation of spiritual wisdom and inspiration.
This Is a Talisman for heightened emotional and spiritual sensitively, intuition, dreams, visions, imagination and altered states of consciousness. It invokes compassion, empathy, selflessness, serenity and the ability to “let go”, relax and “go with the flow” of life.
It is very good for those who do spiritual work, healers and seekers, and will help enhance their higher connection and abilities. It can serve as a remedy for those who are emotionally rigid, too logical (left brainers), un-spontaneous, or suffer from lack of faith and/or a feeling of spiritual emptiness.
The Tibetan knot (Srivatsa or the endless knot) is one of the eight symbols of the Tibetan Buddhism. The Tibetan knot can stand for karmic consequences: pull here, something happens over there. It is an apt symbol for the Vajrayana methods: Often when we tug at one part of a knot while trying to loosen it, another part gets tighter. You have to work with the knot to get it to come undone. In its endless configuration, it evokes the cyclic nature of rebirth and also calls karmic connections to mind.
The Tibetan knot idea is also a symbol of opposites which are interconnected
In the Dhammapada text it is written:
Conquer the angry man by love
Conquer the ill-natured man by goodness
Conquer the miser with generosity
Conquer the liar with truth
The Tibetan knot pendant helps the wearer to realize the natural rule of cause and effect. It also reminds the wearer the need to let go and work with the knot and not against it.
The “Flower of Life” can be found in all major religions of the world. In Egypt, the source of all the monotheistic religions, the “Flower of Life” can be found in the ancient Temple of Abydos. In Israel it can be found in ancient synagogues in the Galilee and in Mesada. The “Flower of Life” contains the patterns of creation as they emerged from the “Great Void”. Everything is made from the Creator’s thought.
By connecting all the middle points of the 13 circles to each other, one gets the pattern shown in diagram 8c which is known as the Metatron Cube. Inside it are five three-dimensional shapes known as the Platonic Solids. These five shapes and all their combinations create all the possible structures in the universe, such as the embryonic cell division existing in every living creature.