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Published: September 3, 2009
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In European mythology Vouivre is the queen of snakes. On her forehead she bears lambent gemstone - the bright-red ruby. She can be seen flying in the skies at summer nights. When she bathes she leaves the stone on the shore and the one who is cunning enough to steal the gem will become fabulously wealthy as he will get the part of hidden treasures that are protected by the snake.

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LoveLatex64's avatar
What an amazing creature! Love the colored version also, but this one is so delicate, never seen anything like it...
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EarlMimine|Hobbyist Writer
Gorgeous !
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Ziggyman|Professional General Artist
Nice. From which part of Europe is the legend exactly?
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FantasyQueen1408's avatar
Oooooooh, that's cool.
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FantasyQueen1408's avatar
Ooooooooh that's cool.
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Guest455's avatar
great job!
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worldwidewiccan|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Aoiless's avatar
great work :D
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tymora11|Hobbyist Digital Artist
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crazymyth's avatar
cool detail yeah its awsome
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Samael1103|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love the Vouivre Legend and love this drawing!
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shoppingduckling|Student Traditional Artist
wow! *U* she's gorgeous!
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Feary-Tale's avatar
This could be a great tattoo!
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dmzkrsk's avatar
Extinct species
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xxxecil's avatar
A very exciting legend; I only wish I knew how to pronounce it.
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akseiya|Hobbyist Photographer
European mythology? o_O
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snakecat's avatar
aaa, SO great job:) You're fantastic, THIS is fantestic!!!
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Damozx9r's avatar
Love this pic.
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dragonoftheflame's avatar
WOW that is really cool
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captaincabbage's avatar
Wow amazing artwork, I think I'm gonna hafta watch! ^^
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Artist-Anika's avatar
Absolutely love this. Reminds me of a scene out of an Amelia Atwater-Rhodes book, though the wings are different from Rhodes characters. Very beautiful.
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Iwyth's avatar
do you ghave the link to any of the mythology?

Also this art work is rather inspiring it might bring a story out of me XD (why i want link)
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Stigmartyr762's avatar
That's incredible work! :)
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