A slowly growing collection of jewelry inspired by tragic, bold, misunderstood, and infamous female characters in history, myth, and literature.
In order of thumbnail:
Delilah - 2012
pendant: brass and horse hair
Named for the biblical temptress whose Hebrew name means "she who weakened."
Diana - 2011
ring: ram`s horn tip in bronze setting
For Diana, Roman goddess of the hunt, wild animals, and women.
Catherine - 2011
ring: hand-hammered brass
For Catherine de`Medici, politically powerful and regarded as "a bitch on wheels." She allegedly poisoned dissenters.
Hester - 2011
brooch: sterling silver with mother of pearl bead
For Hester Prynne of The Scarlet Letter, persecuted for having her child (Pearl) out of wedlock.