Okay, so it's springtime in the southern hemisphere, right? I picked up several of these beautifully detailed Hill Tribes flower pendants in Tucson last February and never had time to do anything with them; suddenly inspiration hits and I have four flower necklaces done, with four more half-done on the workbench (I'm out of crimps and clasps). And... it's the last day of October. Maybe it's not me but my jewelry mojo that's in a time warp; whatever it is, I'll go with it because I love creating beautiful things. More pics to come.
31 October 2009
30 October 2009
22 October 2009
I have had the kyanite and the bird for quite a while now and realized today that I've been saving them for... what? It occurs to me that I do that with life in general: I'll take that risk, go out, wear the beautiful scarf or those kick-ass boots or that wonderful necklace someday, on a "special occasion." Why do I not ever seem to consider now special enough? Now is what I have -- now is all I have. So today, now, I created something beautiful instead of "saving" it for some later time that may never come. It's a start. In fact, kyanite was a good choice for this new focus: this stone is thought to bring tranquility, enhance communication, and support meditation and clarity of mind and words. Consider me clarified...