MYTHOLOGY MEME - [7/?] GREEK GODS/GODDESSES: HERMES
"The god of speed and distant messages
A golden crown above his shining eyes
His slender staff held out before him
And little wings fluttering at his ankles.”
APOLLO, THE MOOD BOARD
Old drawing www
gods for the modern age: hermes
walk where you will. heed no borders. make the roads and pathways your home, whether they be in the city or in the wild. get your message out however you can. always stop for hitchhikers; take them wherever they’re going, living or dead. and if you have to steal to survive, so be it. flip a coin—which way do you want to go?
a doodle of mercury I ref’d from a photo of a statue of him
Here it is at last! It’s been done for a while, but I kept forgetting to take a picture of it.
I made this as a devotional to Hermes, and while I can use it as prayer beads, I often wear it as a bracelet-type thing to keep him in my thoughts.
Everything is in multiples of four, except the charm at the end. He likes fours.