Wish Granting Jewels

14″h x 15″ l

Hand painted silk, vintage Japanese kimono silk, indigo dyed cotton, silk voile, metallic thread

On display September 3 to October 5 2014 at the  La Conner Quilt  & Textile Museum, La Conner, WA

A wish granting jewel is ancient symbol in many mythologies and philosophies. It fulfills all altruistic desires of an owner. A metaphor for something beautiful, precious and rare, wish granting jewels often appear as offerings or adornment and are associated with deities of wealth and prosperity.