sometime it happens in a flash, sometime it takes longer… but each piece always finds its human match. always.
this one below is the last of a one-of-a-kind brooch series from a few years back.
the first three were bought by jewelers’werk galerie at an american craft council show in baltimore, some while ago.
round stained brooch
she walked confidently into my booth, looking straight at it.
round stained brooch was hanging on the wall, pinned to a little black neoprene panel, swinging from a chain in the sunny november day.
she picked it up, running her fingers around the edge of it, then she put it on.
adjusted it to the soft woolen collar folds of her sweater and looked in the mirror.
everything was in place just then: the bluish greens of the brooch perfectly matched the color of her sweater, the darker tones her pants, the silver blended smoothly with her short hair and her hat was calling to the subtle greys of the metal.
there, they had found each other.