1″x 2.5″, found objects
I’m hoping that the new year brings a new calm. Most people can only feel serene in a clean, almost-empty space, but I only really feel at peace surrounded by stuff that I love. I’m always working toward the perfect balance of full, colorful, meaningful and organized, adding things that are beautiful and taking away what makes a space feel too overstuffed. The calm but observant expression on the golden face that I used in this pendant struck me. I tried to create a setting for it that has the richness, texture, and variety that makes me feel calm, but with a limited palette to strike the ever-important balance between too little and too much.