Well here at Hexafoil tattoos its no secret that as tattoo artists we love a good bit of symbolism and the mystery of the patterns of the cosmos, and pics in general. As such the reason behind our company name lays in the lay lines and mystery of Sacred geometry. The Word Hexafoil has had several iterations through out time from “Hexafoil” to The “Daisy Wheel” to how it is now commonly known in 2022 as “The seed of life”. The of Hexafoil Tattoos founder is a Witchy woman named Daisy and so she chose Hexafoil is an iteration of her name and a Magical symbol of protection. Below are a few links to some info of the seed of lifes interesting past and present.
What does weirdo mean ?, what is a Hexafoil ? and is it a bit weird ??.
Well Check out this Extract From this very very Old Webster Dictionary,
Weird, (werd) n. a spell or Charm ; – a. Skilled in Witchcraft.
A hexafoil is an ancient form of balance, a teaching tool and a seriously mysertious and beautiful symbol, it has historically been found carved into caves, where it is thought to have entrapped spirits in an endless loop of light and shadow, much like the endless flow of life.
Ritual protection symbols or marks for averting evil, known as Witches’ marks (or Apotropaic marks), have been found in many historic places, from medieval churches and houses, to barns, and caves. These marks were usually scribed onto stone or woodwork near a building’s entrance points, particularly doorways, windows, and fireplaces, to protect inhabitants and visitors […]Witch or Apotropaic marks.
The Six-Petal Rosette
The six-petal rosette, the flower-like symbol created by overlapping seven circles, as well as the expanded variants with 7 interlocking rosettes and 19 interlocking rosettes (the latter is called the “Flower of Life” in the New Age movement), is an ancient symbol that has been used across cultures and religions for millennia.
The rosette is a solar symbol in many cultures and many peoples believed it to be magical. It was commonly used as a decorative motif to adorn doors, ceiling beams, crosses, cornices, coats of arms, everyday objects, furniture, musical instruments, ritual
So lets Embrace weirdness – so-w mot it BE-E Magick !!!..
lets be weird Together.