Celebrating All Things Halloween and Witchy Year-Round
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    At the completion of our journey is The World. We felt that the tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde suited the narrative beautifully and made for a compelling visual story. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde are in the midst of transition due to a central ingredient — the elixir. The hesitant scientist takes a step back, signifying the existence of wariness and the need for reflection as we move forward on our path, though it is his curiosity and ambition that continues to inspire our subject to accomplish his goal. By ingesting the potion, Dr. Jekyll travels through the circle and passes over into a new phase as Mr. Hyde. Holding the now-empty potion bottle, we see a man who has fully explored the dark depths that Jekyll found so riveting. His grotesque and disheveled appearance represents the trials and tribulations we may encounter on our journey. The circular shape of the potion portal reflects the cycle of accomplishment, endings, and new beginnings.

    Beyond the portal, a church door looms above the men, seemingly partitioning the two into good and evil but also serving as an obstacle to Jekyll. The stairway appears to lead to the church entrance, but the doctor has discovered a doorway of his own. Societal and religious pressures of Victorian England shackled the pursuit of his intentions. Though Jekyll surrendered to his desires, he was ultimately miserable, repressing his true inner self. The ambiguity of this outcome leaves the interpretation open as to which character personifies good and evil.

    Circling the transformation, we see four gargoyles - a lion, a bull, a cherub, and an eagle — similar to those found in Wheel of Fortune. These four figures represent the four fixed signs of the zodiac — Leo, Taurus, Aquarius, and Scorpio respectively. They also symbolize the four elements, the four suits of the Minor Arcana, and the four corners of the universe. Their presence is meant to bring balance to our journey from one phase into the next.

    • 100% ring-spun cotton
    • Sport Grey is 90% ring-spun cotton, 10% polyester
    • Dark Heather is 65% polyester, 35% cotton
    • 4.5 oz/yd² (153 g/m²)
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