They are geometrical forms which are said to act as a template from which all life springs. The aesthetic beauty and symmetry of the Platonic solids have made them a favorite subject of geometers for thousands of years. They are named after the ancient Greek philosopher Plato who theorized that the classical elements were constructed from the regular solids. To the Greeks, these solids symbolized fire, earth, air, spirit (or ether) and water. - Pinned by The Mystic's Emporium on Etsy
The points of an Icosahedron (one of the 5 Platonic Solids) an be made by intersecting 3 Golden rectangles (based on the proportion Phi - 1:1.618 - the Golden Ratio). An icosahedron has 20 triangular faces, 30 edges and 12 vertices with five triangular faces meeting at each vertex.