Sif Tree of Life Pendant
I used permanently colored gold and light blue copper wire to handcraft this Sif Tree of Life Pendant. I accented it with a lead and nickel free crescent moon charm, a silver plated pewter setting, and a genuine Swarovski crystal. This piece is unique in that it features a golden braid wrapped and twisted all the way around the frame representing Sif’s golden hair.
Sif is the Norse Goddess of the earth and Thor’s wife. She is known for the fertility of the plants and grains. Her golden hair is her symbol as it is the color of wheat a main crop for the Norse people. She was also known for fertility and family bringing abundance. If someone wants to summon Sif to ask for help they should bake a loaf of bread with several kinds of grains.
Crescent Moon Symbolism
The word “crescent” comes from the Latin term ceres meaning to “bring forth, create,” and crescere, the Latin term for “grow, thrive.”
There are many symbols of crescent moons. Each symbol carries its own meaning.
The waning crescent symbolizes getting rid of negative energy in your life. A spiritual cleaning house so to speak. To get rid of any thing, person, or habit that might be harming you while a waxing crescent symbolizes growth and creativity. So, there is a lot of room for interpretation in this symbol. You really have to contemplate it and find what the crescent moon is trying to say to you.
The moon also represents these:
- Intuition, Inner Knowledge
The moon is the illumination between complete darkness and the sun’s complete light. It’s the elusive connection between consciousness and subconscious; the inbetween and unknown.
To learn more about moon symbolism, check out Daphne’s Shadows.
Being one of our regular sized Tree of Life pendants, this design is two inches in diameter not including the bail. The bail is approximately half an inch tall.
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