Wednesday, October 17, 2012

life is an experiment

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

Another very small temari — with an interlocked 2 x 5-point kiku pattern. The thread is perle #8 (half the weight I usually use).

Thread wrap in brass yellow gold. S8 division in perle 8. Embroidery in perle 8 black and light butterscotch. The quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson is in the bell box along with brass rings that make a quiet traditional rattle. Circumference: 7.875 inches / 20 cm; diameter: 2.5 inches / 6.36 cm. Completed 16 October 2012 (no. 188).

Sold to benefit

shown with no. 186, which is 3.6 inches diameter, for size reference

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