This piece honors Archangel Uriel, who corresponds to the element of Earth, the North direction, and the Winter season.
Uriel is the archangel of wisdom and philosophical illumination. The name Uriel is pronounced yur-ee-el and is translated as, “God is Light” or “Light of God.”
Within the Golden Dawn system, they are the Archangel usually depicted holding a book or an Earth pentacle, a symbol of unwavering strength and resilience. Of all of the Archangels, Uriel is most closely related to Saturnian energy.
Being so closely associated with the Earth element, this archangel is deeply tied to the physical body and areas of manifestation over the material world. Their realm extends to setting healthy boundaries, discipline, commitments, and the cycles of life and death.
This visual talisman is intended to invoke the essence of Archangel Uriel, and the element of Earth, promoting deep kinship with the physical body and material world through holding commitments and healthy boundaries.