Aside from being offered as a sacrifice to gods from Christian, Aztec, Buddhist, Hindu, and Pagan religions, this little flower has strong ties to the sun and its power to resurrect. All types of Marigold offer the same basic meanings because they all share the same bright yellow, red, or orange color.
Victorian flower language experts considered it a symbol of despair and grief, which is shared with the Mexican cultural conception linking it to the remembrance of the dead during Dia de Muertos.
Modern meanings focus on the sunny color and beauty instead, giving the flower the meaning of optimism and success instead. Marigolds were carried as love charms or spells in the Middle Ages by both genders who wanted to attract someone new.
Opal enhances cosmic consciousness and induces psychic and mystical visions. It stimulates originality and creativity. Helps to release anger and claim self-worth, aiding in accessing and expressing one's true self. Opal also strengthens memory.
- Acrylic painting on canvas.
- 8" X 10" X 1-1/2" (unframed)
- Framing option is available. I offer a custom floater frame from a local framing shop. It is solid wood in an antique gold finish which complements the painting very well with a dash of elegance. Please allow 2 weeks for your piece to be custom framed and shipped. It will arrive ready to hang.
- If you decide to purchase the painting without framing, please allow 5 business days for your painting to be shipped. The sides of the canvas are painted to match the background color and it will arrive ready to hang.