A double rainbow is considered a symbol of transformation and is a sign of good fortune in eastern cultures. The first arc represents the material world, and the second arc signifies the spiritual realm. A double rainbow... More » World View Symbolism

A double rainbow occurs when light is reflected twice off the back of a raindrop. The colors of the second rainbow appear as an inverse pattern of the first. The second rainbow looks cloudier because more light is releas... More » Science

The turtle is a symbol of endurance and persistence in many cultures. The turtle also symbolizes the Earth in many cultures, such as Native American legends. More » World View Symbolism
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