Thursday, March 22, 2012

it's what you see

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
— Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

At each pole of this temari is a five-point kiku herringbone star, with points layered at the equator.

Dark burgundy thread wrap; S10 division in metallic silver. Embroidery in four gradated shades of gray, from slate gray to light pearl. The quote by Thoreau is in the bell box along with 12 brass rings. Circumference: 9.5 inches / 24.3 cm; diameter: 3 inches / 7.7 cm. Completed 21 March 2012 (no. 105).

Sold to benefit

105 (left) and 104

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