Folklore & Myth Thursday Week 7 – G

Garnet The red garnet is the best known of the garnets and has a similar colour to venous blood (Nazedar, 2010:351). The garnet has also long been associated with blood and “is said to be efficacious in treating bleeding wounds, blood disease, and hemorrhages” (Nazedar, 2010:351). As it was believed to be able to stanchContinue reading “Folklore & Myth Thursday Week 7 – G”

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Winged Creatures in Myth and Folklore Part 2

Winged Hybrid Creatures: In this second part I’m covering griffins, hippogriffs, Garuda, harpies, and the alkonost.