If you visit Chichen Itza on spring equinox you can witness the phenomenon of see how the god Quetzalcoatl comes down the stairs of the temple/pyramid. The design of this pyramid was realized by the Mayan architects who dominated the knowledge of the stars and in particular of the sun; they placed the pyramid so that its shadow could project to the sides of the stairs resembling a serpent descending. That is why I represent the feathered serpent, the sun and the pyramid.
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As a Mexican I really love my culture and I think that the representation of one of the most important gods in the mayan mythology is a good idea. For me, the feathered serpent represents force, courage and freedom; features that an adventurous person needs. And thas what Victorinox's Knife means, ADVENTURE. My design is a bit of Mayan mythology. The god Quetzalcoatl, the feathered serpent, descending the steps of the pyramid at the equinox spring, which takes place in Chichen Itza
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My name is Pamela Salazar and I am 24 years old. I live in Mexico. All my life I have had great interest in art, design and culture; as a communicator are aspects that I have been able to develop, currently working as a freelance designer. I created this design for Victorinox because I consider that it represents the culture with a modern detail, with vivid colors and striking tones and an artistic street style.
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