SCARAB BEETLE The scarab beetle - sacred to the sun gods - was worn as a talisman to provide the wearer with the protection of the solar deities.
THE SWAN Originating with the stories of the legendary Swan Knight - Loengrin - the swan with a crown and chain has now become a royal badge. which was originally adopted by king Henry IV.
From Stoker's "Children of the Night" to the companions of Odin, wolves hold a special place in the hearts of mankind. Those of Odin were named Geri and Freki, while Fenris - the offspring of Loki - was the cosmic wolf who brought about Ragnarok.
The Dragon is a universal feature of the beliefs of people around the world.
The Hare is a lunar animal generally associated with female fertility. However, in Ancient Egypt the Hare was one of the animals of Thoth, but it also represented the dawn and new beginnings, rebirth and resurrection. The European goddess Oestra or Eostre, who gave her name to Easter, was hare headed and it is from her that we now have easter bunnies.