Original Painting - Folklore Alphabet - P
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 ‘P'
Pentre Ifan: The largest Neolithic Dolmen in Wales; sacred to ancient Druids. In folklore it is said to be haunted by Fairies.
Peacock: Immortality, dignity and self-esteem
Pheasant: Spiritual Seeker
Pine Tree: Purification, prosperity and fertility
Passionflower: Often linked to early Christianity, meaning sacred or blessed
Poppies: Yellow poppies (Welsh poppies) for wealth and success
Periwinkle: Known as Fairy Paintbrush in Cornwall
Primrose: Young Love and protection
Pear: Lust and love
Pennyroyal: (Mint) Purification and Healing
Pagan Symbols: Purification,
Pentacle: Brings spirit to earth
Pentagram: Spiritual Protection
Peace: 3 circles interlinked
Protection Triquetra (Celtic Symbol)