Craft & Design

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My mom got her ears pierced recently, and a friend gave her some incredible earrings from Mani Designs. Each piece is unique:

The seedpods, flowers, buds and twigs in my botanical series are collected from my walks in the woods near my home. They are lost wax cast silver and gold originals of the actual flowers and branches that I gathered. This commitment to “live casting” insures that I must continually forage for or grow in my garden new material to be cast.

I love the idea of reflecting the seasons in jewelry (and someday, someday, I will learn lost wax casting!).