Earth (Alchemical Earth)

Alchemical symbol for earth. One of the four alchemical elements, earth has the properties cold and dry, and symbolizes physical sensation.The medieval temperament associated with earth is melancholic.

In esoteric tradition, earth represents the manifestation of matter.  The elemental weapon of earth is the pentacle.

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Barbara November 29, 2011 at 7:29 pm

you mention fire is sometimes represented by a sword and that water can be represented by a chalice in those respective entries. does that mean the pentacle you mention here as the elemental weapon is a pictorial representation of earth?

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