The compass symbol was a popular one on our Etsy shop, and for a good reason! Not only is it a beautiful, symmetrical symbol, but it holds a variety of meanings and significance. The compass points in four directions; North, South, East, and West, harkening back to sailors and ships traversing the stormy seas on their way home from a long journey. The compass holds meaning for a traveler, being a symbol for guidance, the ability to point you in the right direction. One thing that I find interesting is the Latin root behind the word itself. Compass is derived... Continue Reading
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Happy Monday friends! Did anyone start their day off with a yoga or meditation practice? For those of you who do practice yoga and meditation, you are probably familiar with the symbol I want to talk about today–the Om symbol. This special symbol has many meanings and could even mean something different to you personally but today I want to talk a little bit about its history.
Carrying on with our series discussing the different symbols we used throughout on jewelry here at Zenned Out, today I want to talk a little bit about the Hamsa. It is one of my favorite symbols, as you may or may not be able to tell by how much we use it around here! 😉
Well, hello there! Happy Monday–I hope you all had a fantastic weekend and that it is starting to feel a little bit like Fall where you are (sadly, it definitely is not here in Phoenix)! Today, I am kicking off a new blog series where I will be sharing the meanings behind many of the symbols you see on Zenned Out jewelry. We love using decorative patterns and symbols on our pieces, but to us, they mean much more than just added prettiness.