When the evening
star shines in all its glory in the sky, it gives
all those who longingly look up to it comfort and hope.
the Renaissance was this star that is closest to the Earth, named
after the Roman goddess of love - Venus. The symbol of Venus ? today
stands for femininity, love, beauty and artistic creativity.
inspiration was it to bring in line venus, the goddess of love with
goal of the alchemists was the transformation of base metals into
The alchemist Johann Friedrich Böttger was looking once after
the philosopher's stone, in order for the German King Frederick
I and later for King August the Strong, to transform base metals
into gold. 300 years ago he can not produce gold, but he does have
discovered something else, Porcelain - White Gold.
alchemy, Venus embodies the metal - copper. It is the oldest metal
used by humans.
There were found objects in copper which are old than 10.000 years.
Because of its shiny beauty, copper was also often used for the
production of mirrors.
The symbol of Venus ? represents the hand mirror of the name-giving
goddess of love.
brings us into the night as evening star, or she is waiting for
us at dawn as morning star, but at midnight we see her only in our