I was just alerted by artist Royane Mosley to a great article by WIRED with the headline “Professional Mermaids Are Lost Treasure of Florida Park“. The article explores the history and the present of the mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs, and includes 15 photos.
Well, there’s an unexpected twist – my book on Mermaids of Earth, which is still being written and about half done, is already mentioned in the news. The Quoddy Tides in Maine is reporting on the production of a mermaid statue for the city of Eastport by sculptor Richard Klyver, who mentioned to them that […]
3 new mermaid pages were added in the last week. The mermaid fountain on the Greek island of Syros with Panagia Gorgona (Virgin Mary the Mermaid). The mermaid statues at Club Hotell Letoonia in Fethiye harbor, Turkey. The Sinfonia del Mar (Symphony of the Sea) mermaid and dolphin statue in Acapulco, Mexico. 2 gorgeous photos […]
Well, it has been a busy two weeks, getting the Mermaids Of Earth website fully re-engineered with a new look and theme, while still getting up some new mermaid sculpture pages. Any and all feedback on the new look is appreciated. Today a page was added for the sculpture of Miranda, The Dartmouth Mermaid. Two […]
I came across an interesting and thorough article on the mythology of mermaids today, going back to about 5000 BC. A lot of fascinating details and leads to follow up …
With the gracious help of Samuel Povar and Sunny Oberto, more background story and many beautiful images have been added about the Russian mermaid at Soter Point in Ventura, CA. This mermaid is rapidly becoming a famous tourist attraction.
Thanks to Lynda Durrand and Linda Vass for sending some excellent photos of the Mermaid of the North.
3 more mermaid sculptures have pages now – The Mermaid of The North in Balintore, Scotland, Triton & Nereida in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico and the Mermaid near Dragon’s Head Rock on Jeju, South Korea. Thank you so much to all those contributing with pictures, permissions to use their photos, and information on these sculptures.
Two new mermaid pages went up today – one for a virtually unknown mermaid fountain on Cyprus, and the other for the well-known Sirena de Boca statue in Veracruz, Mexico.
New pages are live for mermaid statues and sculptures in Trafalgar Square, London, in Warsaw’s Old Town Market Square and at the Vistula River in Warsaw. There is a lot of history on all of these.