Boxwood carved netsuki Buddha necklace, hand knotted black silk, brecciated jasper, and carved bone beads.
I worked up this piece as a special commission in exchange for a totally rocking fabric cyanotype by Therese Brown.
I love artisan trading. It hearkens back to a time when bartering was a way of life. And people seemed to place more value on how much work really does go into hand crafted items.