The round shape is symbolic of God or the infinite. It has no beginning and no end. If one is cracked open 5 bits of shell that resemble doves of peace are released. Call by many names, the Jewish people call it the Shalom shell or the Chanuka shell. It symbolizes their freedom from the Greeks and the redemption of the Temple. Followers of the Christian faith sometimes refer to it as the Holy Ghost shell. Wherever there is love and peace surely there is a higher power that had a hand in it.
These are called hurricane bricks because most of them came about as a result of the devastation from Hurricane Hugo. Some of them date back to the late 1700′s. These are called hurricane bricks because most of them came about as a result of the devastation from Hurricane Hugo. Some of them date back to the late 1700′s. The artists who paint on these historical artifacts are known as “hurricane artists”
Historic Roofing Slate Shingles
These shingles are 100 to 250 years old and stem from a long standing tradition of painting storm debris in the hurricane ridden areas of Charleston, South Carolina. Known as “The Hurricane Artist”, Ms. Drucker…
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