Works exploring the geometry hidden within the structure of flowers
“With a mischievous smile, she mixed a vivid hot pink grout that is reminiscent of an energy field that only the most perceptive eyes could see.”
In this mosaic masterpiece, the vibrant hot pink grout serves as a visual representation of the energy field that surrounds geraniums. It captures the essence of their beauty and vitality, symbolizing the life force that flows through these remarkable flowers. Just as the five-fold geometry represents harmony and balance, the delicate petals of the geranium reveal a hidden pattern that mirrors this natural order.
Jade, in its mesmerizing green hue, frames the inner mirror of the artwork. This precious stone not only represents the stem of the geranium but also brings forth qualities of life and love. Known for its ability to promote emotional balance and decision-making, jade acts as a protective barrier against negative energies, encouraging harmony and nurturing positive relationships.
Embellishments of fire torched copper and sparkling Austrian crystals add whimsical touches to the piece. The copper, a conduit for happy energy, infuses the artwork with a sense of joy and playfulness. The crystals, with their bursts of light, bring an element of mischief and enchantment to the overall composition.
Step into the enchanted garden of this mosaic artwork and let yourself be captivated by the kaleidoscope of geranium magic. Allow the vibrant colors, intricate patterns, and symbolic elements to transport you to a world where beauty, harmony, and positive energy abound.
Size: 31" Diameter
12" Inner Mirror
Weight: 14 pounds
Shhh…can you hear the whispers from the hibiscus petals? The gentle swirl of her 5 petals create a soothing and enchanting energy. The number 5 is connected to the five senses, emphasizing a focus on experiencing the world through sensory perception. Her soft pink petals encourage you to slow down and enjoy those senses from a place of love, and perhaps explore your 6th sense?
Size: 17.5" Diameter
Weight: 5 pounds
Glass, Copper, Austrian Crystals
Introducing the captivating and harmonious African Daisy Mosaic Mirror. Inspired by the vibrant and joyful African daisy named Zuri, this exquisite mirror brings to life the beauty of nature and the nostalgic memories I have of of creating daisy chains in the enchanting mountains of Colorado. Embellished with fire torched copper and Austrian crystals.
The mosaic design incorporates the mesmerizing 8-fold geometry, resulting in a visually striking and harmonious composition. Each glass piece carefully arranged around the octagon mirror center represents the various elements of the daisy, from the stem to the receptacle, bracts, disc florets, and finally the delicate petals.
Enhancing the ethereal color palette of this magnificent flower, the inner rim of the mirror features shimmering rutilated quartz. This exquisite gemstone adds a touch of enchantment and elegance, complementing the radiant petals of Zuri.
The African Daisy Mosaic Mirror is not only a visually captivating piece of art but also a symbol of love, friendship, and the joy of creation. It serves as a reminder of the beauty that nature offers and the cherished memories that can be relived through art.
Size: 17" Diameter
Inner Mirror: 4.5"
Weight: 5 lbs
Once upon a time, in a hidden garden, there was a mystical mosaic that whispered tales of elusive treasures. Its intricate design showcased the enchanting geometry of 4 petaled flowers, with a mesmerizing fractal pattern of circles within squares. Within this structure, an illusion of four delicate petals emerged from sparkling colored mirror, beckoning observers to unravel its secrets.
Is this piece a mystical four-leafed clover, believed to bring good fortune and luck? Or, is it as an Evening Primrose, a flower said to bloom only under the moon's gentle glow, carrying dreams and wishes upon its petals?
I adorned this piece with fire torched copper rings and glistening crystals which shimmer in different light. The colors, a harmonious blend of green, yellow, and cream, evoked a sense of tranquility and rejuvenation. There is an undeniable Celtic essence to this mosaic reminding me of ancient wisdom and timeless magic.
Enjoy interacting with the spellbinding presence of the geometry. Perhaps allow yourself to be transported to a place where the boundaries between reality and imagination are blurred and contemplate: What secrets lay within this mosaic? What stories does it hold?
Size: 17" Diameter
Weight: 5 lbs
I have created a soothing mosaic exploring 7 petal geometry. I imagine I am a fairy, resting underneath a gorgeous tulip, gazing up at the petals in a state of enchantment and tranquility.
This beautiful piece is made with glass, mirror, copper, and crystals. It celebrates the stem, stamen, and anthers, the pollinators which the petals frame and shelter. The geometry of this flower is made with pink mirror and represents the energy flow of the flower. With its shimmering iridescent surface, this mosaic invites you to explore the magical world beneath the tulip. I can almost feel the soft touch of the tulip's petals against my skin and feel the sunshine through the mottled glass.
The sacred geometry patterns hidden deep within flowers fascinates me. My intent with this series I’m creating for the MN Landscape Arboretum spring flower show, is to capture the essence of nature's beauty and hidden structure. Does this piece evoke a sense of wonder and serenity with you?
Size: Diameter – 25”
Weight: 8 pounds
Deep inside the flowering lotus lies a hidden gem rarely seen or pondered upon: the seed pod. Upon closer examination, the pod's geometry reveals an intriguing connection to the "Seed of Life." This captivating shape, formed by the intersection of seven circles, represents the interdependence of all living beings and the unity of creation. It serves as a blueprint for the fundamental patterns and structures that underpin the universe, even acting as a guide for the creation of life itself.
For the past few years, I have been captivated by this shape, finding it to be a wellspring of creative inspiration. With meticulous care, I have crafted a mosaic that embodies the essence of this sacred symbol. Through the careful selection of calming shades of green, blue, and yellow, I have sought to evoke a sense of tranquility. The seeds, depicted in a vibrant marigold yellow, are adorned with glass coins of 24 carat gold leaf, accompanied by a circle of fire-torched copper. The shimmering presence of gold bestows a touch of grandeur, beckoning you to explore the hidden secrets concealed within the depths of the Lotus.
Weight: 14 pounds
Once upon a time, in a vibrant meadow, a solitary sunflower stood tall, its golden petals reaching towards the radiant sun. This sunflower, however, was no ordinary flower. It embodied the essence of the Solar Plexus Chakra, the energy center associated with personal power and self-confidence. Its vibrant yellow hue symbolized the warmth and vitality of the sun, infusing the meadow with an energizing positivity.
Deep within the core of the sunflower resided seeds of garnet, their fiery red hues representing the transformative power of passion and courage. As the sunflower gently swayed in the breeze, the garnets resonated with its energy, filling the flower with even greater vitality and determination.
This sunflower was meticulously crafted using the geometry of 21, with the inner core growing in a Fibonacci spiral. The intention was to capture the intricate movement of the sunflower up close. To further enhance its beauty, each vertex of the petals was adorned with a circle of fire-torched copper and a crystal. The combination of the reflective copper and the shimmering crystals creates a playful and ever-changing reflection of the surroundings.
May this piece serve as a reminder to embrace your inner strength, tap into your passions, and harness your personal power to create a life filled with vitality and purpose.
Weight: 13 pounds
"The Alchemy of a Star Flower" is an enchanting fusion of copper, serpentine, and the star flower's essence. It serves as a portal to the realms of inner exploration, inviting the viewer to immerse themselves in the transformative energies of nature.
This study into the hidden structure of geometry found in flowers, resembles the intricate star flower. Each individual piece of glass and mirror, carefully placed, forms a symphony of shapes and patterns that seem to move and captivate the imagination. The mirror whispers secrets of blooming meadows, of starlight illuminating petals, and the enchantment of sevenfold geometry.
In this mesmerizing mosaic mirror, the metaphysical properties of copper and serpentine intertwine, enhancing the enchantment it exudes. Copper, known for its conductive nature, symbolizes energy and vitality. Its fiery presence resonates with the red chakra, igniting passion and courage within. As the copper accents glimmer like stars, they infuse the artwork with a warm and vibrant energy, inviting an exploration of the depths within oneself.
Serpentine, on the other hand, embodies the transformative powers of nature. Its lush green hue connects it to the heart chakra, radiating love, compassion, and healing energies. As the delicate rim of green serpentine adorns the inner mirror, it acts as a portal to another world, symbolizing both inner and outer growth.
Take a moment and gaze into in the mirror's depths and watch your reflection merge with the mirror, and became part of the art itself.
Weight: 15 pounds
Once upon a time, Shelley a young girl in Colorado, was walking to the town library and passed by a vibrant orange and red tulip in the garden. The petals shimmered with the essence of fire, illuminating the surrounding flora. Shelley stopped to gaze in wonder at this glorious flower and was awestruck by the pattern and colors she saw deep inside. As the sun's rays of that afternoon caressed Shelley, the tulip radiated a captivating aura. The vibrant colors danced and shimmered, casting a spell of enchantment upon Shelley that would stay with her throughout her life.
As time passed, the memory of tulip's magic spread into her art and she later learned about the magic of sacred geometry. Thinking back to that glorious moment of her childhood, Shelley was again awestruck at how geometry was intricately woven into the structure and origin of that fiery tulip. Each petal, each curve, and each angle held a divine equation, creating a harmonious symphony of energy. And now, years later I have rendered this memory as a gorgeous orange and red tulip adorned with tiger eye, copper, and rhinestones.
I hope my pieces touch the hearts and minds of those who interact with my art.
Inner Mirror: 10"
Weight: 8 pounds
Glass, Mirror, Fire Torched Copper, Austrian Crystals
Introducing "Three Petaled Blossom" - a captivating mosaic piece that beautifully captures the essence of balance, unity, and resilience. Inspired by the Trillium flower and Tradescantia plants, this design showcases the remarkable threefold symmetry found in nature's design. Delve deeper, and you'll discover the intricate hexagram formed by these three points, symbolizing the harmonious union between the spiritual and physical realms. Embellished with the healing properties of Fluorite, this lovely work promotes emotional healing, stability, and peace.
Immerse yourself in the captivating world of "Three Petaled Blossom" and embrace the beauty of equilibrium in life.
Weight: 5 pounds
Glass, Mirror, Fluorite, Copper, Austrian Crystals
Let's celebrate the beauty and symbolism behind Forget-me-not flower. This delicate and captivating flower holds a special place in our hearts with its rich meanings of eternal love, remembrance, true love, protection, and good luck. As you explore its intricate details, you'll discover that the Forget-me-not is not just any ordinary bloom. It is structured within fivefold geometry, also known as pentagonal geometry. The pentagon, one of the most prominent shapes in fivefold geometry, holds deep symbolism within the Forget-me-not. Representing balance and unity, the pentagon is formed by five equal sides and angles, symbolizing the harmony between the physical and spiritual aspects of existence.
At first glance, you may notice the presence of three circles within this flower. But if you look closer, you'll be amazed to find a hidden wonder within each circle - a pentagram and a five-sided star. This creates a mesmerizing repeating fractal pattern that becomes so minuscule that it becomes invisible to the naked eye.
To enhance the intricacy of where the petals emerge from the stem, I've embellished the geometry with the stunning gemstones Ametrine and Tsavorite. Ametrine, a captivating blend of amethyst and citrine, infuses the creation with harmony, relieving tension, promoting serenity, and stimulating creativity. Tsavorite, a vibrant green gemstone, adds strength, confidence, and vitality, further amplifying the energy of the Forget-me-not.
Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing hues of purple and green that dance harmoniously together within this mosaic creation. These colors not only captivate the eye but also evoke a sense of wonder and enchantment.
Weight: 5 pounds
Glass, Mirror, Ametrine, Fire Torched Copper, Austrian Crystal
Behold the captivating beauty of this mosaic creation of fractals of circles within squares. Deep inside a pentagram glimmers, and eightfold petals unfold to frame the intricate structure inside.
In this intricate masterpiece, every piece of glass is meticulously hand cut. As I laid each piece of glass a portal seemed to emerge within the mosaic. It was as if the passion flower had become a gateway to another realm, inviting me to step into a world of wonder. The cuts of glass, like beams of light, guided my eyes towards the heart of the flower, where a revelation awaited…5 stamen, creating a pentagram.
The passion flower is also associated with tranquility and peace and those are the emotions, along with wonder and awe, that this piece evoke in me. Step into this world of enchantment and let the Eightfold Passion Flower envelop you in its captivating embrace. Discover the secrets it holds and allow its beauty to inspire your own journey of self-discovery.
Weight: 7 lbs
Glass, Mirror, Fire Torched Copper, and Austrian Crystals