Time Stands Still
Photo by Daniel Krucoff
Returning to the Dendritic Opal stone family with this piece. Dendritic Opals were the original inspiration for this series. A family of tree shapes take up residence around this lovely stone. This time I added a small silver accent in the upper left corner as a representation of the sun or moon, depending on one’s mood.
Set in sterling silver that I’ve oxidized with a liver of sulphur application.
The dendrites formed a solitary tree a bit off-center in this stone. As I looked at the finished piece, it spoke to me about a moment captured in time. The kind of thing that happens every time we take a photograph. That instance is preserved on film or digitally; a second of frozen time. As I thought about this, Time Stands Still seemed to be an appropriate title for the piece.
I like the small stone in this setting as I think it conveys a sense of delicacy, making this a very feminine piece.
Until next time, aspire to be more as an artist and a person.