handcrafted artisan jewelry

Reading Tea Leaves

With the reverence of ceremony, the richness of trade and, the offer of divination and healing; the history of tea spans centuries. At once ancient and modern , it connects us to the past and helps us celebrate the here and now, centering us right where we should be with  sacred gratitude.

A series of cups are created from highly textured sterling silver and filled with 24k gold by depletion guilding and the ancient Korean technique of Keum-boo, permanently fusing gold to silver. Each piece is further enhanced with an array of patina choices, offering a rich palette from warm gold to dark bronze reminiscent of treasured relics from cultures of the distant past with the leaves of history settled deep inside.

Do these leaves tell a story, predict our future, are they a harbinger of things to come?  Read them and see…