simple string #3

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Putting the gold-colored pointer with silver-colored everything else might be considered either edge or déclassé by most jewelry people. Me, I just think it looks pretty cool, but then I demonstratively have no classé.

“So powerful, in fact, is simple string in taming the world to human will and ingenuity that I suspect it to be the unseen weapon that allowed the human race to conquer the earth …” — Elizabeth Wayland Barber, Women’s Work: The First 20,000 Years

They’re not strung on string but they’re definitely strung. I couldn’t resist the reference to one of my favorite nonfiction books. Very much worth reading.

(yes, the pointer on this WAS once was part of a clasp earring, fite me)

Availability: Only 1 left in stock

• the copper wire is from my brother-in-law, who used to fix diesel generators for a living • to him, it’s scrap • to me, it’s YAY FREE WIRE

• many of the beads came home from Pennsic with my roommate • a talenti jar full of POSSIBILITIES

• there are also beads from my Aunt Ann • & from a friend named Elizabeth • thanks y’all!

• the chain • & the costume jewelry piece at the bottom • & the ring at the top • also came from Aunt Ann’s stash • SO MUCH FUN

 

it's this big:

• this pendulum is 10″ long

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