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Wabi-Sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection, profundity in earthiness; it is concerned with the revering of authenticity above all else. It speaks of the beauty found in minimally processed, natural elements. In a world full of social constructs, imposed ideals, cultural & religious expectations, & impossibly sterile standards of beauty & behaviour, imperfection can be hard to accept let alone appreciate. These plates are designed to ignore all pre-defined ideas of the…
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Many people see jewelry labeled as sterling silver plated and oftentimes think they've hit the jackpot when they purchase it at a very low price. In this case unfortunately, you do get what you pay for. This type of jewelry only contains a very thin coating of sterling silver on top of a cheap metal which can usually be identified as copper. The jewelry will eventually tarnish and cause the copper to... FULL ARTICLE…
Heidemarie Herb Brooch: Collection minipictures, untitled 2010 Silver, pigments 5 x 6 cm