Saltwater - the Explorer

a seashell on a beach

The Element of Saltwater

migration. questing. odyssey. discovery. pilgrimage.


Correspondences

Season

Summer (Solstice through around 6 August)

Lunar Cycle

Full Moon (shared with Freshwater)

Complimentary Elements

Daemon, Freshwater

Direction

East

Number

6

Shape

teardrop

Landscape

sea, ocean, wave

Plants

most seaside and underwater plants, especially Rosemary

Creatures

all sea creatures, especially Dolphin

Human Body

sweat, tears, excretion

Human Tools

compass, ship

Colors

cobalt, sand

Archetype

The Explorer

Epithets

Nomad, Navigator, The Muse of Quests and Travel

Celebration, Ritual, & Retreat

for discovery, exploration, and pilgrimage

Offerings

sea salt, shells, sand

Greek Deities & Nature Spirits

Poseidon, Nereids


In the Materia Mythica

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