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Forum: Symbolism and Imagery

The symbolism and imagery found in alchemical drawings and paintings, or in other visual medias.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Alchemical symbols resources

    A site that is good for the novice: Some Symbols in Books of Alchemy I would also like to add this book: The Migration of Symbols by Goblet...

    Started by Awani, 01-01-2009 11:37 PM
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  1. Exclamation Alchemists sure are pale!

    Take a look at this: What the hell? That eye doesn't look right, and don't get me started about the pale/opaque hand with blue veins. :eek:

    Started by Aleilius, 05-22-2011 11:34 PM
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  2. Fulcanelli - Oak...

    I wanted to start a thread on this topic. I think I understand Fulcanelli's clues, but they seem to go way out of the way to express what they're...

    Started by solomon levi, 12-29-2009 08:03 PM
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  3. What's 'wrong' with this picture?

    Event Horizon What do the two pictures below have in 'common'? My answer: In those picures (both of which are quite archetypal) one can...

    Started by Andro, 03-12-2010 12:51 PM
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  4. Pragmatic Guide To The Four Alchemical Elements

    "100%, using the 4 elements, my tongue is my instrument, scratch the vinyl for it to be a complete achievement." So we keep on talking about the 4...

    Started by glenerson, 04-07-2013 04:16 PM
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  5. Manna- What is it?

    From:http://www.asc-alchemy.com/hudson.html "I began to dig into Egypt because in Egypt they were very careful recorders of information. The...

    Started by LeoRetilus, 01-27-2010 09:07 AM
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  6. G

    Is the letter G the symbol of the Ouroboros? Is there any supporting evidence for this? Peace, Joshua G.

    Started by Joshua, 01-05-2011 09:15 PM
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  7. Question about Alchemical Sign (Crucified Serpent)

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. I think everyone who knows about Nicholas Flamel knows about his grave and symbols. Anyone know...

    Started by JamesBryan, 01-06-2009 12:28 AM
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  8. The Caduceus of Hermes

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. I think this symbol can't be ignored any longer as it is a core element of alchemy. But I will post...

    Started by Awani, 12-25-2008 07:27 AM
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  9. The Unicorn in Alchemy

    The unicorn belongs to the sacred animals in the alchemy. In the "Metropolitan Museum ot Art" there in a tapestry showing: " The Unicorn in...

    Started by Joy, 12-16-2009 06:38 PM
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  10. The Staff of Asclepius

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site. Often confused with The Caduceus of Hermes, and perceived by some to be not an image of alchemy, but I...

    Started by Awani, 12-25-2008 07:30 AM
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    allegro, amanita muscaria, asclepius, staff
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  11. Poussin secret discovered :2 unknown paintings reveal the key of a mystery

    2 unknown POUSSIN paintings discovered:the key of a great MYSTERY 2 family's paintings, 2 unknown and coded Poussin's paintings ,are the key of...

    Started by gasc, 05-21-2012 02:45 PM
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  12. What does this symbol mean?

    Maybe a stupid question, but I have gotten stuck and cannot find this in my symbol dictionaries. I think maybe sal armoniac? Or sal armoniac...

    Started by 3+O(, 07-07-2011 04:27 PM
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  13. Elixir of Life Symbol

    This is a Phoenix-thread from the old site created by NiliSabach. hello everyone. I am going to get a tattoo soon, and for a few months now I...

    Started by Phoenix, 01-03-2009 07:59 PM
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  14. Blood

    Click on the image for more images... A symbol often used to represent the Red Tincture, or flowering of the Great Work. Paracelsus: I...

    Started by Awani, 12-10-2009 05:21 AM
    blood, red tincture
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  15. Help with identifying the item please.

    Hello everyone. I'm new to this forum and new to alchemy in general. I thought I would share with you what has intrigued me in to doing a bit of...

    Started by timmay13, 10-25-2011 01:58 AM
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  16. the Great Work in 4 Symbols

    I've had interest in Symbolism for quite a while, so you all can understand that I was easily fascinated with Alchemy. But when my research got...

    Started by JimmyThumbtack, 10-07-2010 01:48 PM
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  17. Can't figure this symbol out...

    I know it's a symbol used in Alchemy...but I don't know what it is! Pic: I've seen symbols similar to it, but they aren't the same, anybody...

    Started by K005, 05-22-2009 09:31 PM
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  18. The Square & Compass

    I am not a Freemason, but I will tell you all a little secret. The mysteries of God are in this symbol: This symbol reveals the name...

    Started by Aleilius, 11-29-2010 06:21 PM
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  19. thigh

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolorous_Stroke

    Started by solomon levi, 02-17-2012 06:37 PM
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  20. Sal Ammoniac Symbol

    The symbol for sal ammoniac is a six pointed star. I will give a cookie to the person that can tell me why the alchemists picked this symbol...

    Started by Aleilius, 11-06-2010 06:06 AM
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