The Russian rusalka are the spirits of young women who have been murdered. They are said to use song to lure  men and children to the sea in order to drown them. #mermaid #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook

The Russian rusalka are the spirits of young women who have been murdered. They are said to use song to lure men and children to the sea in order to drown them. #mermaid #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook


Irish merfolk, known as merrows, shapeshift between human and mermaid forms using a magical cap called a cobuleen druith. #mermaid #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook #watercolorpencils

Irish merfolk, known as merrows, shapeshift between human and mermaid forms using a magical cap called a cobuleen druith. #mermaid #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook #watercolorpencils


In Greek and Philistine stories Derceto is the mermaid goddess of fertility. She shares a similar story to Atargatis, and is considered representative of the moon. #mermaid #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook #watercolorpencils

In Greek and Philistine stories Derceto is the mermaid goddess of fertility. She shares a similar story to Atargatis, and is considered representative of the moon. #mermaid #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook #watercolorpencils


Atargatis comes from one of the oldest known #mermaid stories, recorded in 1000 B.C. Assyria. Atargatis was a goddess who unintentionally killed a shepherd after falling in love with him. Ashamed of this terrible deed, she jumped into a lake where she took the form of a mermaid. #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook

Atargatis comes from one of the oldest known #mermaid stories, recorded in 1000 B.C. Assyria. Atargatis was a goddess who unintentionally killed a shepherd after falling in love with him. Ashamed of this terrible deed, she jumped into a lake where she took the form of a mermaid. #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook


The #SIRENS of Greek mythology sing beautiful songs in order to lure sailors to the coast of their rocky island. The boats are inevitably shipwrecked along the shore, and the sirens trap the men there forever. #mermaid #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook

The #SIRENS of Greek mythology sing beautiful songs in order to lure sailors to the coast of their rocky island. The boats are inevitably shipwrecked along the shore, and the sirens trap the men there forever. #mermaid #mermaids #color #coloring #coloringbook



Fairy Mermaid! The Kind I’d like to be ^__^
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Sunniva Stordahl in Vogue Italia November 2008 by Tim Walker

Fairy Mermaid! The Kind I’d like to be ^__^

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Sunniva Stordahl in Vogue Italia November 2008 by Tim Walker


Marie Abigail #necklace #name #namenecklace #jewelry #mermaid #bling #personalizedjewelry

Marie Abigail #necklace #name #namenecklace #jewelry #mermaid #bling #personalizedjewelry




For the past few days I’ve been getting acquainted with the mermaids in a coloring book I purchased before the weekend