Friday, March 26, 2010
A Dollop of Snow
From my on-line research I found out that some people make a type of jelly from the berries... the gardening websites say that the jelly is rather tart, but good with meat. Some sites suggested making wine from the berries...
In Europe this variety of tree is called a Rowan Tree and is one of the most sacred trees in Scottish folk tradition. It is associated with Saint Brighid, the Celtic patroness of the arts, healing, smithing, spinning and weaving. Spindles and Spinning wheels were traditionally made of Rowan in Scotland and Ireland and Rowan trees planted near stone circles in Scotland were especially powerful...
Did you notice the berries are orange?
10x10 oil on canvas.