To lessen the confusion between Fire and Water
and to accentuate the difference between
Earth and Air, the Alchemists coloured their symbols…
… Alchemy is one of the oldest techniques known to Man.
The Ancient who first cast a weather eye at the heavens,
licked a finger and held it aloft in the sky,
in order to ascertain which way the wind did blow… was an ‘Alchemist’.
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