It has been a long and hot summer, but I have much to be thankful for. My husband and I were recently given the gift of a very sweet trip to the Hamptons to stay with friends. They collect Buddhas so we decided that the Jewel in the Lotus Box would be the perfect gift to thank them for hosting us. Here it is, and also a photo of one of their lovely stone Buddhas overlooking the Bay...
The Jewel in the Lotus Box No.2
The box is made from etched copper and sterling with garnets and a lotus with chrysoprase inside.
A Buddha in the Garden
In other news, I am preparing for the Clothesline Festival in Rochester, September 8 & 9. It promises to be a fun weekend. It's a big show with a wide variety of fine craft - definitely worth the trip if you're in the area. I will be bringing several new pieces to the show as well!