July 10, 2006
A symbol from Peru
I was very moved when my mum gifted me with this necklace from Peru.
She said she thought of me when she saw it.
What she doesn't realise is how me it really is. I've just been reading the Celestine Prophesy set in Peru and delving into chakra colours and energy. This is an uncanny reflection of everything I am focusing on at the moment. The colours are even in precise order, and the shape is like a topographic view of a person from their crown chakra to their base. The little pearl piece at the top represents a universal energy, the drop of which feeds all of our own.
I wonder what the creator sees this design as. But does that matter, now that I have applied my meaning to it and see it perfectly represented?
I don't know if there is anything better than a gift derived from love and acknowledgement that is aesthetically pleasing and holds timely meaning to both the giver and receiver. joy!
(Please note, it was also the first time in 28 years that mum got it right)
[current mood] embossing, varnishes, diecuts & uncoated stock
Posted by natalija at July 10, 2006 11:26 AM
I noticed that the other day, it's very striking; it sort of stuck in my mind in a way that most pieces like it don't.
Posted by: bec at July 10, 2006 2:33 PM
Love the piece!
Posted by: Pamie at July 10, 2006 3:47 PM
I am a constant reader of your blog, though not quite a commenter - I tagged you, maybe you like to join in? You find more in my blog.
Posted by: Iris at July 11, 2006 9:59 PM
That is a beautiful necklace!
Posted by: Krissy at July 13, 2006 9:52 PM
Regarding your necklace- you might like these which appeared in the last few weeks:
Nested crescents are beautiful things.
Posted by: Chris at July 16, 2006 6:35 PM