Shower from a Flower is a cloisonné vitreous enamel focal created as a stand-alone piece for the Journey collection, September 2020.
A human figure stands on a hill of daisy-eyes, beneath the curling petals of a Trumpet flower. From the mouth-like opening of this flower splinters a prism of knowledge, bathing the human in its spectrum. The inspiration was the gorgeous flower of the Brugmansia tree - intoxicatingly scented, and incredibly psychoactive, even brushing against these flowers can cause a reaction. It was used as a symbol for all plant medicine and the role it plays in the 'journeys' towards transcendence for many people across Earth, a teaching we have been enjoying for millenia.
The piece is made in the painstaking technique of cloisonné, where wires are delicately bent to my original designs then filled with thin layers or powdered glass that is kiln-fired. The resulting human-made gemstone glints and catches the light with great depth and brilliance, really glittering. (For more about cloisonné, check out this link where I walk you through the process in an IGTV).
It's set into a plain oval setting that compliments the large medallion-sized pendant. This piece is an entirely unique piece of art jewelry and a collector's item, and comes signed and dated at the back.
All handmade jewelry is delicate. Though by no means as fragile as some stones, vitreous enamels can break or chip if mishandled. No drops, shocks, tugs or chemicals - and it will last to be buried with you inside your pyramid.
Pandemic edit: This piece ships courier to select countries. Transit time is around 3 days. If you don't see your country listed in the shipping options, contact me.