Flower Tower Mini
Give me an eye, a piece of wire, and a small foundry form and I have a flower. Those three simple ingredients are the start to a personality that naturally unfolds as additional materials are added. In the spirit of Myth Gallery's current theme, Flower Power, these little additions to our garden of curiosities were so delightful to create. They are all a little fierce in their own ways, fighting for their share of the Sun. As we move into the second year of the COVID pandemic, once again I am finding solace in the garden and the delight of flowers.
This particular flower is a little Dr. Suess, a little court jester, and a tad timid. The colors are quite energizing and uplifting on this one.
-Antique glass doll eye (German)
-Swarovski flatback crystals (these sparkle and dance in person)
-Vintage Italian glass seed beads from the 1800's or earlier (size 22 and 24)
-Contemporary glass seed beads from the Czech Republic
-Old zipper from Kathy Wegman
-Mid-century foundry form from Memphis, TN
-Antique French sequins
This hand created form is embellished using a mosaic process. Eyes have been considered symbols of protection and knowledge through history.