A string of pearls with the affirming message,
“Today is the day to find courage within,”
lightly dance around the tail of a man’s tie
like the wave of the Chinese symbol for yin and yang.
The oyster with its soft, sensitive body, not unlike a woman’s,
creates a pearl when challenged by the irritation
and discomfort of a grain of sand or grit.
Wisdom that comes from life experience is hard won
in the same way pearls are created.
“Pearls of wisdom” dance around a woman’s throat from where
she gives voice to hard won opalescent experiences
of sacred passion, desire, being, creativity and so much more.
What happens when a woman wears a tie or puts on pearls? As women – single, married, divorced – how do we maintain balance with bringing home the bacon and frying it? My desire with Ties and Pearls was to create a piece that spoke to the invisible partnering of the male and female in each of us, and how that manifests in our relationships in a visually appealing way. Read morePin It