Piet Design: Lauwerkrans

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Een gouden lauwerkrans, om zelf in elkaar te zetten. Is in maat verstelbaar (dmv een stukje tussen zetten of weglaten).

NB! Op dit product staat geen Nederlands; alleen Engels en Latijn.

The laurel wreath is a symbol of victory.
In antiquity, wreaths were awarded to heroes on the battlefield and to winners of athletic or artistic contests.
At first, they were made of branches and leaves of laurel, oak, vine or wild olive. Later on, metal and gold leaves were used for more durable versions.

The gods were also depicted wearing wreaths. Jupiter had one made of oak leaves, Bacchus wore vine leaves, and Apollo, patron of sports and the arts, was usually shown with a laurel wreath. Laurel was special to him as Daphne, the beautiful nymph he pursued, transformed into a laurel tree before he could catch her.

In ancient times, wreaths used to be shaped like a horseshoe; modern versions are usually complete circles.With this set it is possible to make either of these.

With this set you can make your own golden laurel wreath.You can adjust the size by using more or fewer segments.

Contents:
- 16 leaf segments
- 1 connecting segment for the back
- 1 connecting segment for the front

No scissors or glue needed.
Detailed instructions inside.

Tua ipsius manu facito.
Corona laurea.

Corona victoriae signum.
Antiquis temporibus domi militiaeque virtus corona illustrabatur. Qui primus murum ascenderat, qui Olympia vicerat corona ornari solebatur.
Primo coronae ramis et foliis quercus lauri pinus pampini factae erant postea ex auro aut ferro erant ut durarent.

Et dei coronas portantes pingebantur Iuppiter foliis querceis Bacchus foliis pampineis Apollo artium patronus laureis foliis ornabatur. Apollini laurus cara erat quod Daphne nympha pulcherrima quae ab eo ex corde amabatur antequam caperetur in laurum versa erat.

Olim coronae in soleae ferreae formam factae erant hodie circuli completi esse solent. Materialibus inclusis et haec et illa corona fieri potest.

His materialibus tua ipsius manu coronam auream facis.Magnitudinem pauciores vel plures partes adhibens adiustare potes.

Quae continentur:
- XVI folia aurea
- I pars quae a tergo connectit
- I pars quae a fronte connectit

Coronam auream neque forfice neque glutino utens construis.
Constructionis methodus intus demonstratur.