Trolltegn, a mark of craftsmen...

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Trolltegn, in Norwegian, another historical name for the pentagon, or any other symbol that was used by craftsmen of earlier times, to protect against the supernatural powers. The best craftsmen had their own unique symbol.

The symbol should be made in a continuous move without the brush, knife, tool, left the material on which it was made upon, and was usually based on varieties of the golden ratio. The ratio that identifies good art, good craft, good photography.

[The Golden Ratio is a mathematical ratio. It is commonly found in nature, and when used in design, it fosters organic and natural looking compositions that are aesthetically pleasing to the eye.]