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Can You Be Flexible?

Do not try and bend the spoon.
That's impossible. Instead... only try to realize the truth.
Then you'll see, that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.
~The Matrix

It's hard to get out of my head and out of my way.  These past two weeks I've been doing just that.  Letting things go and just doing.  Most of my new work I posted on my Facebook page but my latest work is still on the bench.

It all started with this green stone known as uvarovite.  Now that stone has been with me for about 2 years, maybe 3.  It was time for it to go out into the world.

The pendant was all done and ready to accept the stone.


BUT...I wasn't feeling it.

COME...ON!  Are you kidding me?
All you have to do is add the stone and move on
or is it?

My hands moved over to my stone box (I have only one).  Really?  Yes, only one and pulled out this beautiful blue stone.
Arizona chrysocolla
Which also sat on my bench for over 6 months after remaking the bezel but this time with 22K gold (because I wasn't feeling the silver bezel at the time either).  You heard me.  22K GOLD!  Who's messing around now?
That gold REALLY brings out the color of the stone and I'm just loving all over it now!
Still need to make the backing for the bezel and solder a jump ring and then I will be done.

Sometimes you have to allow yourself to be flexible and not just in the studio.  Oh but believe me there are times I have to tell myself...STOP IT ALREADY.  I guess it just depends how much risk you want to take.  In this case the risk was low.  Just had to change out the stone.

I love it when a plan comes together.

Whaaaaat?  hahahaha
Have a great Friday everyone!
_/\_

Namaste
Kalaya

Comments

  1. Nice stone swap. I think the shape of the chrysocolla looks better with the oval shape of the metal piece in your pendant.
    The green stone makes me think of Kryptonite :D

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    1. LOL Tracy! The chrysocolla softens the piece a little and that green stone was just too pointy. Think I'm gonna put Mr. Kryptonite on a silver chain with some gold. Not sure yet. Guess he just wasn't ready to move on. hahahahaha!!!

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    2. Thanks so much for your comments. I am grateful for them! _/\_

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