Monday, March 14, 2011
Haiku and Jewelry - A Poetic Fit
Over on RioGrande's blog, The Studio, they are running a little contest that combines haiku and jewelry. I couldn't resist the opportunity to try my hand - the act of designing and creating jewelry seems rather poetic as it is. And you already know how I feel about the stories in the stones - there are tales to be told by the gemstones and jewels in our lives.
So here are my two little haiku offerings ...
gemstone bead demands
the company of sterling
wisdom bows and nods
these stones are silent
yet there are stories inside
design is language
That last line "design is language" really resonates for me. Design is how we interpret the stories in the gemstones, and give those stories voice. Might be corny, I know, and yet I still believe it. :)
Image: Gorgeous triple strands of peridot, crystal, and glass mingle with sterling silver in a celtic celebration. Available on our Etsy site.
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