Wednesday

Do What You Love

Copper Fiddlehead Earrings


"Do what you love. 
 Know your own bone.
Gnaw at it.
Bury it.
Unearth it.

 And gnaw it still." 

Henry David Thoreau  ...1817 - 1862....  American Libertarian Writer



I like that... it has a digging deeper feel to it...  taking your ideas as far as they will go.... explore...





At the workbench... measuring...  snipping silver wire ... cutting copper sheet... eyeballing the twist... heating up the torch... fusing...  filing... antiquing... polishing... finishing...

...then...  ta-da...... the  FIDDLEHEAD earrings...


...inspired by the Fiddlehead Fern  also known as the Ostrich Fern ...  a local delicacy (that tastes delicious adorned with butter and a squeeze of lemon) found by the edges of brooks,  where the water overflows each year....  people who know where they grow usually keep it a secret as they only appear in particular spots, for a very limited time, before they unfurl into beautiful fronds............ Fiddleheads only grow in the spring...

...But they grow in our studio all year long...


....approximately 1" x  3/8"  plus  earwire ... silver and copper.. $18.00 pr.
...if interested in ordering the "Fiddleheads", please Contact Me here

They are also on my Picasa Web Album in the Whimsical Collection


DESIDERATUM Art Jewelry, St. Martins, New Brunswick, Canada

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