Thursday, February 2, 2012


...from this morning's walk

Within all of us is a varying amount of space lint and star dust, the residue from our creation.  Most are too busy to notice it, and it is stronger in some than others.  It is strongest in those of us who fly and is responsible for an unconscious, subtle desire to slip into some wings and try for the elusive boundaries of our origin. ~K.O. Eckland, "Footprints On Clouds"

We all must remember to find our star dust and slip into those elusive boundaries.....

I hope to find a way to put some of these goose down feathers into a glass remind the wearer to fly and go beyond boundaries...

But of course there's a whole different discussion about trapping feathers (ie: flying) between glass pieces. ;)

Do you let yourself fly when designing jewelry? Sprinkle some space lint & star dust in your next piece and see what happens. 

Carpe Diem


Petra Carpreau said...

What a stunning photograph, and beautiful words. I tried setting an electric blue bit of peacock feather in resin, and, without the light reflection, it lost all it's colour. You probably would have known that though!
Can't wait to see what you make with that bit of goosy.

Gallery 13 - Lela Bouse-McCracken said...

Why, thank you...Petra. I get to waxing a little too poetic at times. ;)

I was thinking about that feather thing..interesting info about the resin. I'm thinking of trying to just lay it between the glass and see what happens... always fun to do a little experimenting.