The Great Banyan - a tree with the world's largest area of the crown. Botanic Garden in Howrah, India
Symbol of India The Great Banyan - a tree with the world's largest area of the crown. Located in Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden in Howrah, near Kolkata, India. The Great Banyan, or as it is called, tree-forest, has not one, but thousands of trunks. Great Banyan Ficus is a Bengali, small and inedible fruit when ripe red. In the ancient times banyan tree was called the world tree, it is a symbol of human consciousness. It is quite possible that this tree grew in the Garden of Eden. And it was called the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Tree represents a constantly updated and resurgent world, an inexhaustible source of life. It appears from the seed, grows, creates its own world, its life. It is a symbol of order and harmony as opposed to Chaos.
Alina Zalyalieva photo studio. Model Anna Koryukova, Photographer Margarita Kareva
Beautiful fantasy by Margarita Kareva. Bright photo gallery of the novice Russian photographer Margarita Kareva, from Yekaterinburg, presents art project with surreal, often gothic world, unique images, consisting of fabulously beautiful Russian beauties. Their fantastic costumes against urban background or magical nature landscapes create the world similar to painting. Photography by Margarita Kareva and her team - models, stylists, costume designers, makeup artists can be described as art. After graduating from photography school just a couple of years ago, she became known both in Russia and abroad.
Silver jewelry of Yemeni bride
If European bride can be immediately recognized by the white dress, the Yemeni - by the abundance of silver jewelry. Gold is considered by Muslims the metal of devil and can bring misfortune, but silver - blessed the prophet himself. Therefore, it is believed that the more silver jewelry a bride has, the more successful will be her marriage. The total weight of Silver jewelry of Yemeni bride can be a few pounds. Most of silver decorations are worn on the chest and around the neck - multiple rows (about 16) of massive necklaces with pendants of different shapes; oval, cylindrical, square, or in the form of fish charms with text from the evil eye; choker; on her hands - bracelets, sometimes up to the elbow; on each finger - at least one ring. Bride's head covers Taj Cape, under which is put a special decoration - gorgush. It is like a headband with side pendants and can also be decorated with antique coins, pearls, beads.
Mondrian Girl. Acrylic on Canvas. Painting by American artist Sherry Wolf
Painting by American realist painter Sherry Wolf can be easily mistaken for a photograph. Sherry Wolf was born January 27, 1949 in Pikesville, Baltimore. Sherry Wolf graduated from the Art History department of the University of Maryland. Her recent paintings are featured on the website Artsy.net. This series of paintings features a beautiful model dressed to evoke notable mod trends, standing before familiar allusions to modern art and characteristic motifs of mid-century modernism. They say talented people are talented in everything, Sherry Wolf has been successful at everything she's tried. Alongside with her painting career, Sherry Wolf has designed jewelry and fashion accessories. The works of a talented artist and fashion designer can be found in the most prestigious collections and her “Artist in the Studio” painting is in the permanent collection at the Albright-Knox Museum.
Lencois Maranhenses unique fresh water desert
Lencois Maranhenses fresh water desert. Brazil, with its tropical climate, has no real desert, but still, there is an amazing desert, where in the rainy season coming from the Amazon River basin, raise a lot of fresh water lakes. With the end of the rainy season, the lake is almost completely dry. It remains a mystery how in the rainy season there also appear a lot of fish, crabs and other animals in the lakes. There is a hypothesis that roe to this area is brought by birds arriving from the sea. There is an opinion that it remains in the sand and with the arrival of rains from this roe the aquatic inhabitants are born.