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how to make sea shell elixir ✨

represents: inner peace, new beginnings 🕊🌑

ingredients:
🐚 water
🐚 sea shells
🐚 a jar

instructions:
🌊 fill the jar halfway
🌊 gently and carefully add in your sea shells
🌊 fill up the other half of the jar
🌊 meditate with it/pour your intent in it

OPTIONAL: add some herbs! 🌿

can be used for:
🌱 peace/calm spells
🌱 new moon rituals

(some sigils added for some extra function)

very functional and accessible to anyone! i just used tap water, some shells i found on the beach (you can get them in craft stores too), and a jar i got for 99 cents at the dollar store! good luck, blessed be ✨

Why would she sell sea-shells on the seashore? It literally doesn’t make sense. She could have made a better future for herself selling something like ice-cream maybe. Who would want to buy sea-shells when you’re at the beac-
—  Annabeth Chase, interrupted by an exasperated Piper Mclean who covers Annabeth’s mouth with her hand to get her to shush, please Annabeth, it’s 4 a.m and I want to SLEEP.

The Birth of Venus is undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous and appreciated works of art. Painted by Sandro Botticelli between 1482 and 1485, it has become a landmark of XV century Italian painting, so rich in meaning and allegorical references to antiquity.

The theme comes from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, a very important oeuvre of the Latin literature. Venus is portrayed naked on a shell on the seashore; on her left the winds blow gently caressing her hair with a shower of roses, on her right a handmaid (Ora) waits for the goddess to go closer to dress her shy body. The meadow is sprinkled with violets, symbol of modesty but often used for love potions. 

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She sells seashells by the seashore. The shells she sells are surely seashells. So, if she sells shells on the seashore, I’m sure she sells seashore shells. For Lydia. Berlin, 2016