mermaid bones

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Once upon a time, I made a joke about mermaid crowns actually being really metal because, really, seashells are basically sea bones so mermaid crowns are BONE CROWNS.

Presenting: the BONE CROWN (and BONE SHOES, which singlehandedly launched me into the position of being someone people are interested in commissioning things from, sometimes.)

Bonus: grainy Instagram photo of the BONE CROWN in action. The colours are pretty washed out in it, which is a real shame.

Mermaids: A Guide

Contents

  • O R I G I N S 
    Atargatis 
    Greek Gods

  • S P E C I E S
    General Capabilities
    - Nereides
    - Sirens 
    - Zagreus
    - Melusina
    - Briareos 
    - Galatos

  • L A N G U A G E
    Origins
    Basic Phrases
    Endearments

  • C U L T U R E 
    Magic
    Honor & Law
    Mating vs Bonding
    Courting
    Mating & Children
    Family Life

  • L I N K   T O  T H E  S T O R Y : C O R A L  &  B O N E
    This guide is based on the mermaids of Coral and Bone, who originate from the Assyrian goddess Atargatis and also, the Greek gods. This explores the theory of if the gods and their descendants fled to the sea in modern times.

Keep reading

Could you reblog or like this if you post any of the following?:

  • Greek Mythology (Especially things about Hades, Persephone, Apollo and Eris)
  • Nature
  • Crystals
  • Altars
  • Witchy Info (wiccan or not)
  • Spells
  • Herbalism
  • Bones
  • Tea Brews (Double points if it’s witchcraft related)
  • Sirens/Mermaids
  • Sea creatures (creepier the better. Mythylogical or non-fictional)

This reminds me of the time that a child looked at me while we walked past each other and she said “ghost mermaid” (I wasn’t even wearing this, in fact, I looked rather frumpy that day).