You find yourself.
Before you even knew you were lost.
And a new chapter opens.
But a page is taken from the chapters that came before.
This is where I find myself.
Looking to my past,
and finding a new path to a brighter future.
I was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary.
Surrounded by chickens and grape vines and nettle leaves.
Tapestry hung from the walls, with decorated plates adorned with colourful folk art flowers.
I step back to these childhood memories,
and leap forward to the designs swirling in my head,
flowing out onto paper,
being filed and soldered into the jewellery I am creating now.
Folk art tapestry of old,
created with sterling silver and stones.
From a part of me
I hope you can cherish, too.
- Mariann -