My girlfriend was hosting a group of women from Japan during the last BIG full moon, when they came out after dining, it was dark, that big, bold moon smiled down on them, hotsuru, hotsuru they repeated in shushed voices, in a sort of reverence. My girlfriend asked them what the word meant "it is the way the moon feels in your heart" needless to say when she shared this with me we both melted in a big sigh. It is so true, though I cant think of one word in English that describes the emotion the moon has on my heart quite as aptly.
Another friend told me about a pair of Owls that were keeping them company at night and I wished it were me sleeping beneath the owls, the next day I found a perfect pair of owl feathers beneath a big oak so I just had to make this.
*sold "Owl, Full Moon"
Sometimes things just feels so aligned, the constance of the moon and the changing of the seasons, birds will nest and return no matter what may await, there's a clock ticking and if we listen with our eyes, we will be amazed. Camping puts you right there and what I love about it is that it keeps you connected.
*adjustable to 24 inches
I was having fun experimenting with the moon thinking about the stars, galaxies and Galileo who wrote..
*18 in chain
Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not.
*sold "Two Terns"
Naturally we listened to Andrew Bird while we worked :)
*17 to 20 inch adjustable chain.
I wanted to make the river so I found some suitable river stones....
and created this funky hinged f bangle, something new and invention :)
*Have I ever told you about my back up jewelry plan......my plan is to wear everything I don't sell so I make most of it to fit me....true.
I love designing these story rings, a bit of good fun, this one features my friend the Heron, an antique casted image, reborn.
with a heart of turquoise.
I scored some beautiful Morgan Hill Poppy Jasper that started to remind me of ladybugs and how they multiplied in great, almost shocking numbers at the end of Oak Grove down by the creek. We would turn the leaves over in the winter and grab great gobs of them, all sleeping waiting for the weather to warm up.
When the weather finally did warm you had to wait for the great swarms to subside before you could ride your bike or they would sting you like road gravel.
size 7 1/2
*sold "Bird Girl"
I love this little ring, I asked Bryce to design a bird girl ring for our society, the society of bird enthusiasts. We don't need to make lists or find our target bird we just enjoy their company whomever they may be. I see Batman influences here, ha!
* Incidentally my blue jay Chester is back and coming in my studio again much to the chagrin of a pair of nesting and aggressive mockingbirds. The other day they were beating him up so bad I had to go out and break it up..........geesh!
The stone in this ring was described when I bought it as copper and minerals which is something between chrysocolla and malachite.
Thanks for stopping in to take a look, I hope you all have a wonderfilled day.
I will list these tomorrow on etsy, if you are interested in a piece just let me know and I'll save it just for little ol you!!
much love, Ro