Look What I Made: Blodeuwedd

For Blodeuwedd, I painted an owl with the flowers which were used to create Blodeuwedd.  Chest of hawthorn, belly of nettle, sides of cockle, wings of oak, feet of bean, head of meadowsweet, nose of broom, eyes of primrose, and ears of chestnut. The owl figure represents Blodeuwedd once she's been turned into an owl.... Continue Reading →

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Blodeuwedd

Blodeuwedd is a Welsh Goddess whose name is also spelled Blodeuedd or Blodewedd which means "Flower-Face." "Blodeuwedd" is also the name of the owl.  She is known for both her magickal creation as well as her deceit and everlasting punishment for what she had done. Blodeuwedd represents temporary beauty and the beautiful bloom that comes... Continue Reading →

Lugh

Lugh is from Ireland, but he is known in other countries such as Wales. Lugh goes by many names including Lug, Lugos, Lugus, Lugh Lámhfhada (Lugh of the Long Arm), Lleu Llaw Gyffes (Lleu of the Skillful Hand), Lugaid, Lugaidh, Lonnansclech, Lonnbeimnech (fierce striker, sword-shouter) or Macnia (boy hero), and Samildánach (Skilled in All the... Continue Reading →

Brigid

Brigid is well-known in many countries such as Wales, Scotland, Spain, and France. She is known by many names including Brid, Bride, Bridey, Brig, Brigid, Brigandu, Briggidda, Brighid, Bridget, Brigit, Ffaid, Brigantia, and Brigitania. It is also believed that the Celtic goddess Brigid is the Saint Brigid of Ireland, one of the most powerful figures... Continue Reading →

Hecate

Hecate is a Greek Goddess. Hecate’s parentage is not entirely clear, but it is believed she is the offspring of Perses and Asteria, though some believe she’s the daughter of Demeter or even Zeus. She is the Goddess of magic and witchcraft.  She is also the Goddess of doors, gateways, and transitions. She crosses all... Continue Reading →

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