A Water Faerie (Undine, Water Nymph, Water Spirit) arises from the ocean on a wave wearing a crown of pearls and surrounded by shells.
In Greek mythology she is called a Nereid.
Water Faeries also inhabit waterfalls, lakes and streams. An Undine or Water Elemental can gain a soul if she marries a mortal and gives birth to his child. But if he is unfaithful, she returns to the sea.
Lovely illustration. It’s sad she doesn’t have a soul to begin with and is then dependent on the man to be faithful.
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Thank you so much! There are more fish in the sea 😉