My work had a number of diverse inspirations. I love living in this time period, having access to all of history and all of the world's cultures. In many ways, it feels like freedom. :)
First up, a commissioned set. A friend "gave" these beads to me in order to make her something with them. I really love how this set turned out. It reminded me of the ancient Minoans; the Minoan palace at Knossos is pictured above.
Next is Buddha and ancient Asia.
Then we skip a few centuries and head to impressionist France.
And, while we're in France, let's step back a century or so to visit Marie Antoinette!
Finally, it's off to the Americas and to the Pacific Northwest, where the great sequoias grow.
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