A true symbol of Buddhism, the Lotus Flower is also the protagonist of the most modern jewelry. But ... Do you really know the meaning of this flower? We answer this and many other questions, also showing you an exclusive piece of costume jewelry.
Among the most beautiful and famous flowers of the planet is this species. Its scientific name is Nelumbo nucifera and is one of the plants that most like for its originality and its direct link with different cultures around the world.
What does it mean?
The Lotus Flower has been considered sacred for more than 5000 years. It does not have the same meaning or meaning in all cultures or religions. Traditionally, it is understood that the lotus is a symbol of purification of the spirit and soul, removing all negative elements.
For Buddhism, it represents reincarnation since its flower closes at night (dozing) and opens during the day (wakes up). The reason for this lies in the belief that Buddha was born on top of a Lotus Flower. In Chinese culture, the plant has medicinal use for more than 300 years where its fruit has healing properties.
About saying that such a precious and iconic flower has been and is still embodied today in textile and jewelry designs. In a way, it makes us feel close to that zen and positive philosophy to which it is linked. And at the same time, bring with us a detail that gives us originality.
At RAS, we have created our own collection of jewelery in which the Lotus Flower is fully integrated. A unique, special and sensational design. Here you can learn more about each one of the elements that make it up: bracelet, watch, gold earrings, amber earrings, turquoise earrings, amber pendant and turquoise pendant.