Iris, The Message is Clear - This piece celebrates both women and mother nature through the magic of our natural environment with fauna and flora from our beautiful county.
It contains two Cape Sugarbirds and four species of Moraea, Iris family, native to the Cape Floral province as well as the striking pink Gladiolus Varius also endemic to South Africa.
In Greek mythology Iris was a goddess that carried messages from heaven to earth of way of a rainbow...so symbolising "I have a message for you" and represents faith, hope, courage, wisdom and admiration.
While pink Gladiolus represents feminine energy, compassion and motherly love.
Undeniably the message is clear, and said no better than in this quote by Marine Biologist, Rachel Carson; " The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”
20cm high x 16cm wide