Explorations Into Liminality
“and there came an arm and a hand above the water and met it and caught it, and so shook it thrice and brandished it, and then vanished away the hand with the sword in the water.”

Monday, April 19, 2010

Fight For Your Girls

Athena's Armoury is hosting a seriously amazing raffle in support of breast cancer. The lady behind the chainmaille is one rad warrior princess, and she's training and fundraising for the Susan G. Komen 3-day Walk for the Cure. So many wonderful artists have donated their work for her raffle and I highly recommend that you check out all the prizes being offered. There are many of my friends and fellow FAE teammates among the contributors, and yours truly has created a mermaid piece, appropriately titled "Cop a Feel".
So many wonderful people I know have been touched by this disease and I honor them and everyone that has  raised their shields in defense and taken up the fight.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Wilde Wednesday Words

Her ivory hands on the ivory keys

Strayed in a fitful fantasy,
Like the silver gleam when the poplar trees
Rustle their pale-leaves listlessly,

Or the drifting foam of a restless sea
When the waves show their teeth in the flying breeze.

Her gold hair fell on the wall of gold
Like the delicate gossamer tangles spun

On the burnished disk of the marigold,
Or the sunflower turning to meet the sun
When the gloom of the dark blue night is done,
And the spear of the lily is aureoled.

And her sweet red lips on these lips of mine
Burned like the ruby fire set

In the swinging lamp of a crimson shrine,
Or the bleeding wounds of the pomegranate,
Or the heart of the lotus drenched and wet
With the spilt-out blood of the rose-red wine.

~Oscar Wilde

Monday, April 12, 2010

Medieval Mood

Julia Margaret Cameron's Pre Raphaelite photograph.

Just a few treasures that came out of a Medieval mood that was upon me.

Washer at the Ford Earrings are more a play on the word rather than the summoning of the bean sidhe herself.

St George's Souvenir is a talismanic bit of dragon scale.

To Look Inside is a chatelaine styled necklace with tools for introspection; a key, a mirror, a locket...