Original Painting - Folklore Alphabet - J
This painting is one of a series of 26 Alphabet paintings measuring 10.5" x 13.5" (to fit 11x14 Frame) which celebrate the richness and diversity of the flora and fauna of the British Isles and the influence of the cultures that surround it. Mythological stories and ancient folklore handed down from our ancestors have given our beautiful Isles and all her creatures spiritual significance.The aim of this series of paintings is to continue this tradition by creating a collection of spiritual images inspired by folklore and Mother Nature to pass onto our own children based on the letters of the alphabet.
Spiritual and Folklore Interpretations: Letter ‘J'
Jord: Norse Earth Goddess and Giantess and Mother of Thor.
Jackdaw: Spiritually linked to magical power in Celtic and Druid literature.
Jay: Courage and using power wisely.
Juglans (Walnut): Associated with fertility, healing and clarity of mind.
Juniper Berries: Protection and healing.
Jasmine: Love, Dreams and Spiritual Growth.
Jacob’s Ladder: Medicinal plant used to treat skin conditions.
Jonquils: Represent Desire but also sorrow.
Jade: Semi-precious stone believed to promote wisdom, balance and peace.