Her name found in 15th century Venetian documents, a foreigner from Crete. And so the imaginings begin, was she a bride, a courtesan, a merchant’s wife… Imagination is the greatest journeyer, skimming the deep green lagoons to the stone palazzo steps, the heavy wooden doors open to the hints of gild and worn rich textiles, lanterns lit in the moonlight. Silvered plum rooster feather centered with a gilded peacock, a pale gold and plum eye are bound to an antler tip with hand painted linen and dark aubergine silk. The antler is collared with two circlets, an African garnet, pyrite, chrysoprase, smoky quartz and mixed metals. The lower circlet holds watery blue iolite and antique French steel seed beads. The garnet is the seed of our true wealth, concealing and revealing our luminosity. Chrysoprase is the connector of our will and wisdom, a healer of mind and body. Iolite was the guide of the ancient mariner upon the sea or the inward journey to the truest self. Sacred to the ancients, smoky quartz is the light of the soul. We can only imagine…
With a Stone or shard rest.
Please select your spirit feathers with careful consideration because they are not returnable. Feathers are strong enough to transport a creature great distances through wind and storm. Like any bird, feathers do not thrive in confinement, in this case, the shipping box. Once the calamus or quill has been broken, it can not be repaired. We wrap with very great care to protect the feathers on their journey to you after which, they are released to live their lives in your company.
From antler tip to feather tip 17 1/2’long, antler 5 3/4” long.