When you think of angels, some words or phrases that may pop up in your mind are words like protector, guardian, warrior, lover, friend, kind hearted, beautiful, divine, messenger and other strong, adoring phrases. Angels have been a part of culture, literature and religion for centuries.
Most people will tell you that angels are believed to have been with us for a very long time. This phenomenon regarded as angels dates back to the inception of the christian religion and even further. But truly there is some depiction of angels and other angelic forms is most modern religions today. Some even say that angels have been around long before religion and inception of man.
Even more surprising, is the fact that angels have been a part the art world, including religious art for hundreds of years. In Iraq, in what was once Sumeria, archaeologists have unearthed alters and crypts dedicated to winged guardian angels. These unearthly divine and shining beings are said to predate the concept of a monotheistic God.
In Europe, during the 4th century A.D., artists began depicting angels with wings in their art pieces and by the 12 and 13th centuries, angels in art became an increasingly popular topic. Angels in art put a secular stamp on the angelic mantra, although it can not be taken away completely from its religious roots.
Angels can be found in almost every form of art we can think of today, from popular songs, movies, paintings, musical plays, to novels and much more. Artists throughout history have made strong efforts to bring these angelic beings to life. They can be found in almost every piece of art any individual may ever encounter in life.
Christians view different depictions of angels in very different lights. For example, the archangel Michael has always been thought to be a soldier, a warrior and a leader, so depictions of him wielding a sword, a shield and sporting a breastplate ring true.
Although, greeks would say different. Their depictions of angels refer to the likes of Hermes, who was a winged creature but viewed more as a messenger. The Egyptians also had a different sort of angel. Isis was the winged deity of Egypt that resembled an angel and Horus was referred to as a winged disc that resembled an angelic host.
Angel figurines have been found all over the world and in all of history in all shapes and sizes and depictions from greek mythology to more modern western religion. Although specific ideas regarding how to portray angels were originally developed in the early church, it has grown to be a norm accepted by most as beautiful art.
Angel figurines can be found in people’s gardens, on paintings, on the ceilings of cathedrals, on dressers, in jewelry boxes, at grave yards, and as decorative pieces on buildings. Angel figurines are available for purchase in a number of styles and sizes, from stone pieces to golden garden statues.
On BestPysanky.com you will find egg sized figurines, miniature porcelain angels in gold, bronze, and white and also angels with crystal wings, flowers and a keepsake box. There are also musical angels and snow globe presentations available.
Angel figurines are sometimes painted with nativity scenes or based on the artist’s intuition or perception at the time. Nativity scenes are depictions of the past, critical moments in religious history that had deep rooted meaning to the people of that time. A nativity scene tells a story and brings it to the forefront of time, reminding individuals of the importance of certain historical events.
Angel figurines are very popular in the art world for what they represent, the value people place on them and their connection to religious historical events. In the 21st century, artist have a found various ways to add their flair to what angels should look like or how they should be depicted.
Artists have developed a number of ways of depicting angels in all their divinity and in other forms in the art world. Angelic art can be found in various forms, including angelic sculptures, glass pieces, stained glass representations, figurines and paintings have become even more popular today than ever before. You can find and buy a variety of angel art pieces depending on your preference, you could commission an artist to craft you a personal piece of angel art you desired.
There are a number of places and ways where an individual can acquire an angelic art piece and with the internet today that search should not take too long. Depending on where you live, you should have access to a good number of artists or art supply stores that would be able to meet your needs.
If you are looking for a large piece to make a grand statement or a miniature figurine for your daughter, wife, mother or grandmother you can find one on BestPysanky.com.
They provide poly resin and porcelain, hand painted options like the colorful 8.5 inch angel figurines with flowers, the 11 inch porcelain set of 3 angel figurines with doves and the musical 6.75 inch angel figurine with a lion and lamb at its feet and a dove in its hands.
They don’t stop here. BestPysanky also offer the communion angel figurine with a picture frame, the 11 inch set of three bejeweled white angel figurines and a 2.75 inch crystal wings angel with flowers attached to an all gold keepsake box.
The company also carries a range of wooden egg figurines with nativity paintings on them and some with artist depictions of baby angels and fairy angels. Some nativity depictions include Jesus rising with the angels, angels holding baby Jesus after his birth, and angels overlooking new born baby Jesus.
Also available on the website are angelic christmas ornaments with nativity scenes and original artist scenes for sale on the company’s website.
If you are ever interested in purchasing angel figurines and ornaments you are at the right place. We offer a wide collection and provide an affordable product line up that can appreciated by anyone.
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