ALCHEMY MYSTERY

Ancient secret of alchemy: 22 colored plates of Splendor Solis

416 ViewsThe 22 Colored Plates depicting the 22 Alchemical Stages of Salomon Trismosin’s “Splendor Solis”. The original manuscript of these plates is in the British Museum, and dated 1582. The original of Splendor Solis which contained seven chapters appeared in Augsburg. The author of the manuscript was considered to be a legendary Salmon Trismosin, allegedly the teacher of Paracelsus. The symbolic process shows the classical alchemical death and rebirth of the king, and incorporates a series of seven flasks, each associated with one of the planets. Within the flasks is shown the process of…

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