Sunday, October 7, 2007

a matter of stone



this week I've "co-inspired" with my muses creating like a mad woman ... and despite the cold outside, and the cold in my head, ideas have bubbled up like molten lava, manifesting in stone ... wrap necklaces dance before my eyes in boundless variations and combinations; this one of golden Citrine and purple Flourite ... reminiscent of the drops of rain on my fading hydrangeas as fall gently nudges summer aside and takes her place in my garden...



click on the photos here for a closer view! This wrap, like the others, can be wound up tight as a choker, or worn long and tumbling like a reflective water fall.

below, more Turquoise and Coral are bound with silver findings... the chunk of Coral speaks of abundance, and seems almost magnetic here ...nearly edible, packed with the codified knowledge of the garden, dangling from a silvery stem, like the apple that caught the eye of an ancient Goddess...



and finally; visions of gold have danced in my head (and led me astray from my silver roots) ... asking to be combined with plum colored Pearls and Amethyst as dark as a king's robe and deep purple dreams ...



and tumbling into matter as the elegant wrap necklace pictured here.

my week ended with a raging head cold and this weekend I will tend to my wounds with chicken soup and a soft blanket, so that by Monday I can begin again. There's so much to do!

all of these creations will be displayed, and sold to good homes at Portland Fashion Week starting on the 19th. I hope you can come!

fondly,
~L

6 comments:

Sakura said...

Thank you for your lovely comments on my blog :D I think your jewelry is delicious and totally gorgeous!!
Sakura ♥

NANCY LEFKO said...

You do beautiful work !! I could never pick a favorite piece, they are all so lovely. Thanks for the nice comment on my blog :)

ArtMind said...

Of course I needed to see your work too! I can only agree with the comments written above.
Your work is very precious!
Good luck with what you do, you're certainly very good at it! ;)

yours truly said...

Thanks, everyone! I love browsing the Etsy web ring ... always amazing what great artists I stumble upon there. And my neighbor and pal from Greece, Bee Skelton, tagged some wonderful artists this month... which is probably how I came across all of you! Although, I think I've been to your shop before, Sakura! And your blog is extremely cool. How'd you do that with the jewelry covering the page? I'm technically challenged... sadly! :)

Lora

FrostingsNSparkles said...

Wow, those are absolutely beautiful. I gasped at the first one, and then saw the rest and thought, "WOW!" Truly beautiful!

LINDSAY said...

Hello! Thanks for stopping by my blog again...to answer your question, yes I just started painting 2 years ago. I took 2 art classes after school in 4th grade I believe. I have those paintings somewhere, I should dig them out and put them on my blog :) Anyway- I loved it then, but life got busy and I got distracted, and now it's like a new-found love!