Saturday, October 6, 2012

wisdom begins in wonder

Wisdom begins in wonder.
— Socrates (469–399 BC)

This temari features the tradition rose garden pattern at both poles, with a little bit of "merry-go-round" style stitching around the middle.

Thread wrap in straw gold. S12 division in metallic silver. Embroidery in six shades of yellows and oranges. The quote by Socrates is in the bell box along with brass rings that make a quiet traditional rattle. Circumference: 10.125 inches / 26 cm; diameter: 3.22 inches / 8.27 cm. Completed 5 October 2012 (no. 177).

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