Do you love the ocean? Sushi? As a child, did you fish with your father or your mother? Are you a marine biologist? An Olympic swimmer? Maybe you’re a Pisces? Or a world champion at holding your breath underwater … The reasons to wear a fish are many.
The model for this pendant was a goldfish, and these are truly gold fish for any girl who likes to dive into life, both feet first. Or, go with the flow.
Throw on your khakis and a rain slicker.
Henri Matisse was fascinated with goldfish. They appeared in almost a dozen paintings. To him, they were a calming influence on the mind. He looked at goldfish and daydreamed.
Goldfish play a main role in modern Japanese artist Riusuke Fukahori’s works. He had what he calls, “goldfish salvation” and considers himself a goldfish artist. Outstanding!
Goldfish came to Europe from Asia in the 1600s, making their way to America in the 1800s.
There are about 125 varieties today. They can learn, they have memory, and can even distinguish between a Stravinsky composition and a Bach one, according to one study.