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    The red sulphur

    Illustration from a book by German mystic Jakob Boehme (1575 – 1624). The text reads "the longer, the better."

    Gwaschemasch'e Efendi - "Priestess of the Great Mother, Protector of Mnajdra" Icon image from 1905/1906 #occult #vintage #priestess

    Ibn Rushd or Averroes (1126-1198), jurist, physician, philosopher born in Cordova, Spain.

    Pythagoras – Greek philosopher

    ☤alquimia - Mystic Deer Glass

    sacred heart

    « Phases de la lune », dans Muhammed ibn Emir Hasan al-Su'udi. Matâli el-saadet,

    one small cosmos (and a cup of tea) by paula as mail art to her friend jeanne ..

    pratt libraries book plates

    New Work Tarrot hand | Luke Jinks

    Clark & Sellers (American, active 20th century). Tattoo Design with a Dragon and Snake (Inspired by Japanese Examples), ca. 1900-1945. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1946 (46.24.6)

    The demon Huma talisman from Mehmed ibn al-Hasan Emir Su'ûdî's "Matali 'al-su'âda yanâbi wa al-siyâda" (The Raising lucky stars and Sources of sovereignty), Istanbul (Turkey), 1582.

    Astronomicum Caesareum, May 1540. Michael Ostendorfer / Hand-colored woodcuts / This most sumptuous of all Renaissance instructive manuals explained the use of the astrolabe (for calculating the altitude of stars) and other instruments used for computing planetary positions.

    In this image from the Mutus Liber, or "Silent Book", a 17th-century pictorial book, the philosopher's stone is shown (below) in the Athanor (alchemists' furnace), while its archetype is personified as Mercury (above) in the hands of the angels. The image emphasizes that the physical operations of alchemy mirror a spiritual reality.

    Alchemy Notebook: Crow by Ninth Wave Designs

    All sizes | Uzbekistan, Bukhara, Kalon Mosque, Islamic Tile Work | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    ➰ Alchemy is most commonly described in chemical terms, and alchemists were also frequently chemists. The common concept of turning lead into gold is about refining the coarse and common into the rare and the perfect (art via tracciamenti)


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