We own a family legend. We have been pricked by a cruel needle that took the last Rosamond Woman from us, and put her in a deep sleep.
“The Brothers Grimm included a variant, Briar Rose, in their collection (1812). It truncates the story as Perrault and Basile told it to the ending now generally known: the arrival of the prince concludes the tale. Some translations of the Grimm tale give the princess the name Rosamond. The brothers considered rejecting the story on the grounds that it was derived from Perrault’s version, but the presence of the Brynhild tale convinced them to include it as an authentically German tale. Still, it is the only known German variant of the tale, and the influence of Perrault is almost certain”
Capturing Sleeping Beauty At Rosamond Gallery
The work of Disney Artist, Eyvind Earle, hung in the Rosamond Gallery in Carmel. Eyvind illustrated ‘Sleeping Beauty’.
When I was eleven I read all the Grimm’s Fairytales in a month. When my sixteen year old daughter came into my life, I compared her to Sleeping Beauty, who was name ‘Rosamond’. I soon realized she was ‘The Family Sleeper’ who was fresh and untainted. When Heather Hanson came into my life for the first time, I offered to teach her Rosamond’s Style. After giving birth to my grandson, Tyler, she had to focus on being a good mother. Hoping to leave a creative legacy to my grandson, I founded this company just hours ago.
The Rosenmund cote of arms contains a cross. Only a family that went on crusade can put a cross on their shield. This cross is made up of a weaving hook, according to the Rosamond family genealogists, and was worn as a tunic pin by the Rougemont Crusaders. What this cross is, is a spindle. The Knights Templar of Fontenotte had a spindle on the marker outside their chapel where in the place of roses, they have two camels that represent the Outremer, the Kingdom of God that was lost to Islam. It is time to awaken that kingdom from a long sleep.
The Templar cross is a spindle viewed from the top. We see it laid down on the monument. This is my revelation after attending a weavers convention at the Lane County fairgrounds where I saw a spindle that looked like a cross. I talked to an expert…
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