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Earth Turtle Waves ORIGINAL

Earth Turtle Waves ORIGINAL

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Papua New Guinea's coastal tribes, as well as many other Pacific Island nations, the turtle emerges as a revered totem animal, carrying profound symbolism of longevity, strength, versatility, and grace.

Within the cultural fabric of these tribes, the turtle is a symbol of profound significance, embodying the essence of endurance and resilience. Its ability to navigate vast oceans, traversing both land and water, resonates deeply with the ancestral wisdom passed down through generations. Just as the turtle gracefully moves through the currents, it reminds us of the importance of adaptability and the capacity to embrace life's ever-changing tides.

The turtle's shell, a natural fortress encasing its being, symbolises strength and protection. It serves as a reminder that in the face of adversity, one can find sanctuary within oneself, drawing upon inner resilience to weather life's challenges. The turtle's serene presence and graceful movements remind us to embrace patience and a steady, deliberate pace, encouraging us to approach life with a sense of calm and tranquillity.

Longevity is a cherished quality associated with the turtle. As it ages, the turtle becomes a symbol of wisdom, bestowing its timeless knowledge upon those who are open to receiving its teachings. The tribes of Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands honour this connection, drawing inspiration from the turtle's wisdom as they navigate the intricate dance between tradition and progress.

In the artistry and cultural expressions of these coastal tribes, the turtle finds its place as a powerful motif. Its likeness is skilfully carved, painted, and woven into ceremonial objects, adornments, and visual representations. These artistic creations not only celebrate the turtle's inherent symbolism but also serve as a reminder of the deep connection between humanity and the natural world.

 May the totemic presence of the turtle continue to inspire and guide the coastal tribes of Papua New Guinea, serving as a timeless reminder of the values held dear—longevity, strength, versatility, and grace.

Dimension: 100cm x 120cm

Medium: Sharpie Markers, Acrylic, Sea Shells, Graphite Pencil.

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