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Robin McGauley

Embrace Your Inner Snail - Necklace with Peridot

Embrace Your Inner Snail - Necklace with Peridot

Regular price $265.00 CAD
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This is your invitation to discover where the snail lives within yourself - a patient pace and the peace of knowing you are home.  

The snail invites us to imagine a different relationship with time. Contemplating our relationship with time is another way to embrace the mystery of life since time itself is a mystery. Time is the motion of change, a constant flow and movement - yet all we can ever experience is now. We live in the 'nowscape'. To cultivate a relationship with the reality of the present moment is a profound way to live. 

"The tiniest bit of reflection will make it evident to you that the present moment is the only moment we ever have in which to be alive. Perhaps that realization, seemingly so self-apparent and trivial, needs to sink in and drop deep down into our psyche, into the well of our own hearts... It will never be more rich in some other moment than this one." ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

This necklace is hand fabricated using traditional metalsmithing techniques in my home studio in Kitchener, Ontario.

The one-of-a-kind necklace is a tiny sculpture forged and fused in sterling silver. 
The pendant measures 2.2cm wide and 4cm tall. 

It includes a 4mm semi-precious rose-cut peridot stone set in fine silver. 

The chain is darkened sterling silver and closes with my handmade hook clasp. 
The chain measures 18.5 inches long. 

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