Light cream color natural tumbled Limestone coaster set with the ancient Ouroboros symbol design cut to octagonal shape original hand carved collectible dining wear each piece is sanded and signed on the edges with cork back padding.
4″ x 4″ 10 x 10 cm
I can carve your own design to this or any other available stone type.
The Ouroboros is a Greek word meaning ‘tail devourer,’ and is one of the oldest mystical symbols in the world. It can be perceived as enveloping itself, where the past (the tail) appears to disappear but really moves into an inner domain or reality, vanishing from view but still existing.
The Serpent biting its own tail is first seen as early as 1600 years BC in Egypt as a symbol of the sun, and represented the travels of the sun disk. From there it moved to the Phonecians and then to the Greeks, who gave it its name, Ouroboros, which means devouring its tail.