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In Western culture, black is often a representation of death; it is a colour of mourning, worn to funerals to commemorate and universalise loss. This means that, in some contexts, black within design can represent sadness or respect. In Far Eastern cultures, such as in the customs of China, black is a colour of stability and perseverance, representing the son that will continue a family's bloodline. In Middle Eastern culture, black is even seen as a colour that represents rebirth.

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In Western culture, black is often a representation of death; it is a colour of mourning, worn to funerals to commemorate and universalise loss. This means that, in some contexts, black within design can represent sadness or respect. In Far Eastern cultures, such as in the customs of China, black is a colour of stability and perseverance, representing the son that will continue a family's bloodline. In Middle Eastern culture, black is even seen as a colour that represents rebirth.

"I leave you love. I leave you hope. I leave you the challenge of developing confidence in one another. I leave you a thirst for education. I leave you a respect for the use of power. I leave you faith. I leave you racial dignity. I leave you a desire to live harmoniously with your fellow men. I leave you, finally, a responsibility to our young people."  -Mary McLeod Bethune

Portrait of Mary McLeod Bethune Poster

"I leave you love. I leave you hope. I leave you the challenge of developing confidence in one another. I leave you a thirst for education. I leave you a respect for the use of power. I leave you faith. I leave you racial dignity. I leave you a desire to live harmoniously with your fellow men. I leave you, finally, a responsibility to our young people." -Mary McLeod Bethune

Michael Paukner, Sacred Geometry 1 | The Platonic Solids    These five Platonic solids are ideal, primal models of crystal patterns that occur throughout the world of minerals in countless variations. These are the only five regular polyhedra, that is, the only five solids made from the same equilateral, equiangular polygons. They are geometrical forms which are said to act as a template from which all life springs...

Michael Paukner, Sacred Geometry 1 | The Platonic Solids These five Platonic solids are ideal, primal models of crystal patterns that occur throughout the world of minerals in countless variations. These are the only five regular polyhedra, that is, the only five solids made from the same equilateral, equiangular polygons. They are geometrical forms which are said to act as a template from which all life springs...

DIY your Christmas gifts this year with 925 sterling silver photo charms from GLAMULET. they are 100% compatible with Pandora bracelets. personalized wood watch

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide For Him From Married and Naked

DIY your Christmas gifts this year with 925 sterling silver photo charms from GLAMULET. they are 100% compatible with Pandora bracelets. personalized wood watch

Christmas cards featuring black people are so rare that even a search will rarely turn anything up. This is one of four in the "Imperial Collection" that featured black people.

Christmas cards featuring black people are so rare that even a search will rarely turn anything up. This is one of four in the "Imperial Collection" that featured black people.

Make it count, make it good. Too bad, I could die tomorrow and the last thing you'll have said to me is "you're worthless" how would you feel then?

Make it count, make it good. Too bad, I could die tomorrow and the last thing you'll have said to me is "you're worthless" how would you feel then?

TheCarrotbox.com modern jewellery blog : obsessed with rings // feed your fingers!: Marina Massone / Margarita Marcone

TheCarrotbox.com modern jewellery blog : obsessed with rings // feed your fingers!: Marina Massone / Margarita Marcone

here are some names for chocolate colored cats: coffee,cinamon, chocolate,ebony, ko-ko, marmite,truffles, - cat name rating, history and meaning | Cat Names Meow

here are some names for chocolate colored cats: coffee,cinamon, chocolate,ebony, ko-ko, marmite,truffles, - cat name rating, history and meaning | Cat Names Meow

Named after the French word meaning “sea village,” Pier 1’s handcrafted Merville Ebony Window Mirror delivers coastal style to any wall in your chateau. Its rustic fir frame is carved in the style of European casement windows, with cast iron scrolls for added intrigue. A one-of-a-kind focal point for any wall.

Merville Ebony Window Mirror

Named after the French word meaning “sea village,” Pier 1’s handcrafted Merville Ebony Window Mirror delivers coastal style to any wall in your chateau. Its rustic fir frame is carved in the style of European casement windows, with cast iron scrolls for added intrigue. A one-of-a-kind focal point for any wall.

Ten amazing inspirational quotes for young women. With free downloadable photos!

What Happens to the Brain During Spiritual Experiences?

Just made Caleb some pj's out of this fabric...now I can make myself a matching skirt! :) DIY sew a simple geeky gathered skirt

Just made Caleb some pj's out of this fabric...now I can make myself a matching skirt! :) DIY sew a simple geeky gathered skirt

This is an actual book. The cover is great. It's something that I could imagine could be on one of our Personal Yearbooks. I like how it's simple but you can tell has a lot of meaning.

This is an actual book. The cover is great. It's something that I could imagine could be on one of our Personal Yearbooks. I like how it's simple but you can tell has a lot of meaning.