The brief for this exhibition was to create 3 important neckpieces exploring the continuum of individual practice.
I have further explored my interest in the spiritual and symbolic relationship between ourselves and the natural world. These are pieces to contemplate, let the imagery and the material move something deep within. I do not want to intellectualize them too much. They are part of a story that you already know.
The first piece is Snake/ Earth. The snake is also ouroboros, the powerful ancient symbol of the eternal cycle of life/creation, forever beginning and ending.
The second piece is Whale/Sea. Within the whale all things are transformed. The breath of the whale is the very nature of divine energy.
The third piece is Bird/Sky. The bird flies through the night sky, lifted by currents of air, rising and falling. From its beak stream stars...