There hasn't been any quick trips to the graveyard for photography because I consider that offensive to the dead to use their macabre final resting place as somewhere to gain indie street credibility but with the small amount of sewing I have managed these holidays, embroidery on doilies can't be too far behind. If I keep listening to Grime's 'Oblivion' I may just gallivant about the local park in the hope there's a dead something-or-rather to sprinkle flowers on and hold an impromptu funeral for. Music makes me do strange things- like want to collect out of print Japanese craft books. As well as the books I have an extensive range of embroidery hoops on my watched list for Etsy but that's mainly due to some popular culture reference I identify with and that's usually Adventure Time. I've let another cartoon show run my life and it's actually official: I am never going to grow up at this rate and will live at my parent's house until I'm old and decrepit.
I haven't yet begun to deeply immerse myself among all the loose papers littered on the couch and have left the house a surprising number of times since my final examination, so I guess that makes me "Not Lame" but in all seriousness I could do with a good workshop or short course to keep me preoccupied over the Summer. I have the need and tendency to keep busy which is why blogging is perfect and I enjoy the challenge of new ideas, images and collection as well as presentation in my own way but staring at a computer screen for too long when you're sitting in the dark does tend to do funny things to a person...
The only caption I can think of for something as glorious as this is "pwar" and it's not even a real word but that's not stopping me because something as awesome and inspiring as this gorgeous Amethyst slice necklace dipped in gold makes me feel proud to know I'll be studying Geology and the processes that make gorgeous gems like these. I haven't picked what to major in just yet, but if it gets me closer to this then I'll probably happily pick it. Mother Earth, I can't thank you enough for bringing me into the world and for surrounding me with beautiful treasures. At the end of my degree I really just want a nice job but I daresay I could keep sane surrounded by crystals and luxurious dancing colours in a quaint studio space...Also: gold dipping of gemstones doesn't go astray either no matter where you're from. This is perfection, I live for this stuff and might even end up dying for it because I'm just that mad and delusional hopped up on coffee this morning.
Amethyst Stalactite Druzy Necklace
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