Metalsmiths for Change

Stella Advani - @picabou_bijoux

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  • Regular price $55.00

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✨AUCTION✨ This 24-hr auction starts March 3rd at 10am PT and ends March 4th at 10am PT.


HOW TO BID: Comment your bid under the "🔥PLACE BIDS HERE🔥" comment, and TAG who you are outbidding by clicking "reply" to the highest bidder. 100% of auction proceeds will benefit: @caahealth @black_minds_matter_ & @blackmalevoterproject

ARTIST: @picabou_bijoux .
“We Are Sacred I” Pin/Brooch

Oversized brass pin-style brooch suspends dangling raw and oxidized brass charms and chain, including wire-wrapped natural amethyst and fluorite beads. Pin measures 2 inches width and 3 inches at longest charm.

To bring awareness to Black mental health disparities, I wanted to make a pin with various intentional charm amulets that symbolically protect and amplify positive mental/emotional energies. I chose to include:

- Birds, which have been symbolically linked with wisdom and intelligence and are said to be messengers between heaven and earth. 

- Sun, which represents enlightenment

- Female silhouette, to highlight that Black women sit at the confluence of multiple systems of oppression

- Tag with the quote “We are sacred”

- Heart, which represents love, with an emphasis on self-love

- Amethyst, a protective stone that is said to calm and balance emotions

- Fluorite, represents the highest state of mental achievement; a healing stone that supports focus, attention, discernment, and balance in all aspects of one's life

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