CUSTOM INK | Antimony Ouroboros



Custom Tattoo Design | 17 cm Height | 2020


Ouroboros | Symbol


















This symbolic design features a series of Alchemical symbols, alongside motifs with personal symbolism. 




The main symbol is a geometric Ouroboros snake ( with a gemstone eye), which sits inside a kite shape. 


• The anchoring symbol, at the bottom is the Antimony symbol.


| Symbolism | In Alchemy, Antimony is the penultimate stage in the making of the Philosophers Stone (the process of making lead into Gold). It symbolises a closeness to enlightenment (spiritual development) |



• Other alchemical symbols include, the 4 elements triangles. 







• At the centre of the design is the philosophers' stone & moon cycle. 






| Symbolism | The Philosophers' stone was the central symbol of the mystical terminology of alchemy, symbolising perfection at its finest, enlightenment, and heavenly bliss. |



• Ivy holds personal symbolism. 



• The design is fairly small, but the design has the maximum detail possible. 



| Symbolism | The Ouroboros (Greek for tail devourer) is an ancient symbol depicting a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. It has been important in religious, spiritual and mythological symbolism. It often represents renewals cycles of eternal change. The symbol is constantly re-creating itself, the cycle of life and death, and harmony of opposites.



| READ MORE | ABOUT THE SYMBOLS, ANTIMONY & PHILOSOPHERS STONE HERE |

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The art may be angled , cropped or watermarked for copyright reasons, please do not use the art. 


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Thanks


Huge thanks go out to my fab client.


Thank you for taking the time to look at my blog.


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Dionne


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