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✨AUCTION✨ This 24-hr auction starts November 20th at 10am PT and ends November 21st at 10am PT. Auction proceeds benefit National Black Justice Coalition (95%), and the Metalsmiths for Change Fund (5%).
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ITEM DESCRIPTION: In honor of Chae'Meshia Simms. I didn't know Chae'Meshia, but I know that she was loved. I know that her life had value. I know that her life was full and complex and beautiful. I know that her death leaves grief and pain for her family, her community and the trans community at large.
The piece is both a vigil candle in her honor and a talisman of protection through illumination. May the spell that Black Trans Lives Matter be a fire that catches and spreads through the minds and hearts of all peoples. May that fire serve to transform this world and the actions of those within it. Rest in power, Chae'Meshia. Rest in peace.
The piece measures roughly 17 7/8 inches long with integrated handmade recycled sterling silver chain. The pendant measures: 1 3/4 inches wide (with bail) 1 5/8 inches tall 1/4 inch deep (just under) It is made of cloisonné vitreous enamel with 24k recycled gold foil highlights, with a recycled sterling silver setting and chain. All handmade by me.