LABYRINTHS, MAZES & OTHER GEOMETRIC SYMBOLS - HOW ARE THEY DESIGNED AND CREATED?

THE COUNTRY

EARTHWORK

cretan drawing

cretan aerial view

The country maze is made of the earth from the site. A standard model like the Cretan Labyrinth can be used all year round, requires little maintenance, and will last a lifetime. It has a simple drainage system, a rocked path, and the mounds are seeded with grasses. The experience in this type of labyrinth or symbol is energizing and transformative. It allows the individual direct connection with the energies of earth and heaven. Located in Mendocino County.

THE PAINTED

DESIGN

drawing pinwheel


Making a labyrinth can be done with paint or chalk. The opportunity to create labyrinths or geometric designs for any situation is unlimited. A pin wheel labyrinth, which was created for a playground on Sacramento Street in China Town in San Francisco, is stunning.

A ROCK GARDEN

EARTHWORK

drawing 4 directions


There are variations that can be done to the basic model. The path is much sturdier and more formal by adding four inches of a path rock, like decomposed granite or putting in flagstone. The mounds can be planted with low growing wild flowers. Two hundred daffodils were planted on a Cretan labyrinth in Mendocino and the results are spectacular every spring. The mounds are lined with a small rock wall which give the earthwork a more crystalline structure.

DESIGNS MADE

WITH ROCK

 


Creating a symbol with rock can be fun and takes a day to make. It requires collecting hundreds of rock to use for the barriers.

CHECK OUT THE CLIENTS GALLERY FOR MANY VIEWS OF LABYRINTHS, EARTHWORKS, & SYMBOLS THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.
Check out the chalk labyrinths and other designs, which are available for experiencing at the Annual West Coast Conference of the American Society of Dowsers in Santa Cruz, CA in June/July.
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