A few weeks ago, I released some energy into this awesome HOPE bracelet. Beating something up is never quite productive enough for me, but hammering a quote into raw metal and forming it into something beautiful does wonders for my spirit. This quote is from Emily Dickinson and reads: "Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all." Here is a closer view:
I left the copper raw and as it's been sitting out it has developed a really funky patina. I haven't decided yet if I will change it or just let it age naturally. We'll just have to see . . . it has a life of its own.