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Small Boat

"God is good, but never dance in a small boat. "
- Irish saying

11/16" tall x 9/16" diameter

37.00

Resist At Beginning

"It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. "
- Leonardo da Vinci

15/16" tall x 9/16" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Persist Cat

"Persist "
- Inspired by the Women’s March, and by the bright pink pussyhats that marchers proudly wore.

13/16" tall x 3/4" wide x 1/4" deep

46.00
Very limited stock

Small Cat Charm

- Image on both sides of the charm.

7/8" tall (including loop) x 11/16" wide

15.00

Kitten with Hat Charm

- Inspired by the Women’s March, and by the bright pink pussyhats that marchers proudly wore. Image on both sides.

13/16" tall (including loop) x 11/16" wide

15.00

Cat with Hat Charm

- Inspired by the Women’s March, and by the bright pink pussyhats that marchers proudly wore. Image on both sides.

15/16" tall (including loop) x 11/16" wide

18.00

Singing Fish

- This friendly fish, singing the mermaids song, was inspired by the line “Teach me to hear mermaids singing” from a John Donne poem.

1” tall x 1/2” square

46.00

Great Pleasure

"The great pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. "
- Walter Bagehot

7/8” tall x 5/8” diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Fearless

"Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful. "
- Mary Shelley, “Frankenstein”

13/16" tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00

Love Of A Cat

"What greater gift than the love of a cat? "
- Charles Dickens

5/8" tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00

Skeletons

"If you have skeletons in the closet, you may as well make them dance. "
- George Bernard Shaw

9/16" tall x 11/16" diameter

37.00

Cure For Anything

"The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea. "
- Isak Dinesen

5/8" tall x 3/4" diameter

37.00

Sugar Skull Buttons (Bronze)

"Designs based on sugar and paper-mâché skulls from the Mexican 'Day of the Dead' "
- Set of 4 different faces

9/16” tall x 1/2” wide

40.00

Cat Washing

"Cleanliness is next to godliness "
- Proverb

1 1/16" tall x 1 1/8" wide x 1/2" deep

65.00
Very limited stock

Square Butterfly

- Butterfly design adapted from British embroidery of the Stuart Period.

5/8” square at top and bottom x 11/16” tall

42.00
Only one left in stock

Flies

- Images of fly, caterpillar, and primrose adapted from British embroidery of the Stuart period.

5/8" tall x 3/4" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Eye Pense A Moi

"On sides, “Pense a moi” “Think of me” "
- Elizabethan embroidery design on a glove

1 5/16" tall x 1/2" wide at top x 3/4" wide at bottom, 1/4" deep

55.00
Only one left in stock

Mistletoe

- In ancient Scandinavia, mistletoe was the plant of peace. Under it, enemies could declare a truce, and quarreling spouses could reconcile.

1 1/4” tall x 1/2" wide at top, 3/4” wide at bottom and 3/16” deep

50.00

Cylindrical Mistletoe

- In ancient Scandinavia, mistletoe was the plant of peace. Under it, enemies could declare a truce, and quarreling spouses could reconcile.

5/8“ diameter x 5/8“ tall

37.00

Peace Is Our Gift

"Peace is our gift to each other. "
- Elie Wiesel, Excerpt from: Mankind must remember that peace is not God’s gift to his creatures; peace is our gift to each other.”

1/2“ tall x 9/16“ diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Reading

"Reading gives us some place to go when we have to stay where we are. "
- Mason Cooley 1927 – 2002

13/16" tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00

Long Ginko

- Gingko trees were planted near temples in Japan because it is believed that they would protect the buildings from lightening.

11/2" tall x 1/2" square at ends

48.00
Very limited stock

Two-faced Skull Charm (Silver)

"Designs based on sugar and paper-mâché skulls from the Mexican "Day of the Dead". "
3/4" tall x 9/16" wide

12.00

Beware

"Beware what you set your heart on, for it surely shall be yours. "
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

3/4" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Lucky Fish

- The tai, or sea bream, is a symbol of wealth, prosperity and good fortune in Japan. The fish design is taken from the tai-yaki, a fish shaped pancake filled with sweet bean paste that is a popular Japanese sweet.

7/8" high x 1/2" wide x 1/4" deep

42.00

Mandrake Ouroboros

"(when time from time shall set us free) forgetting me,remember me. "
- e.e.cummings “in time of daffodils” - The ouroboros can be symbolic of the eternal recurrence of time or of wholeness, and the mandrake root is traditionally used in spells for transformation.

1 11/16" tall x 1" wide at top; 1/2" wide at bottom x 3/8" deep

78.00
Very limited stock

Disappointments

"Disappointments should be cremated, not embalmed "
- Henry S. Haskins

9/16" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00

Silver Sugar Skulls

"(Three Skulls on one bead) "
- Designs based on sugar and paper-mâché skulls from the Mexican "Day of the Dead".

3/4" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Self Trust

"Self trust is the essence of heroism "
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

1/2" diameter x 13/16" tall

37.00
Very limited stock

Sugar Skull Mandrake

"Le temps et la monde et la personne ne se rencontrent qu'une seule fois." , "Time and the world and the person only meet a single time. "
- Hélène Cixous - The mandrake is used in spells of transformation and change. In Mexico, sugar skulls are part of the decorations on altars built to honor the dead on the Day of the Dead.

1 3/4" tall x 1" wide at top, 5/8" wide at bottom x 3/8" deep

78.00

Short Maple

- In Japan, the maple leaf is emblematic of fall, and of lovers. Design adapted from an antique piece of embroidery.

1/2" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00

Burrowing Owl

"Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders. "
- Henry David Thoreau

1" wide x 1 3/8" tall x 1/2" deep

75.00
Only one left in stock

On Ne Voit

"On ne voit qu’avec le coeur. (One only sees well with the heart.) "
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery, “The Little Prince”

1/2" x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

E Pur

"E pur si muove. (But it does move.) "
- Galileo Galilei; Popular legend says that Galileo, rising from his knees after recanting his theory that the Earth moved around the Sun, muttered, “E pur si muove.”

3/8" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00

Beckoning Cat

"For Luck "
- In Japan, a figure of a beckoning cat is displayed to bring good luck to a business. The cat beckons with the right paw to attract money and with the left paw to attract customers.

1 1/16" tall x 3/4" wide x 1/4" deep

50.00

Miniature Flat Dragonfly

3/4" wide at top x 5/16" wide at bottom x 1/2" tall x 3/16" deep

42.00

Mandrake Desire

"Desire attained in not desire, but at the cinders of the fire. "
- Sir Walter Raleigh, 1552-1618

1 1/4" wide at top, 5/8" wide at bottom x 2" tall x 7/16" deep

78.00
Very limited stock

Mandrake with Eye

"The clouds ye so much dread are big with mercy and shall break in blessings on your head. "
- William Cowper

1 1/8" wide at top, 5/8" wide at bottom x 2" tall x 3/8" deep

85.00
Very limited stock

Sheep / Wolf

"Chi pecora si fa, il lupo se mangia - Who makes himself a sheep will be eaten by the wolf "
- Traditional Italian Proverb

5/8" tall x 1/2" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Wheat

1" tall x 9/16" diameter

37.00

Anger Improves

"Anger improves nothing but the arch of a cat's back. "
- Coleman Cox

3/4" high x 5/8" diameter

37.00

Tall Cherry Blossom

- In early Japanese folklore, symbolizes spring, abundance and unassailable vitality.

1 1/8" tall x 1/2" diameter

40.00
Very limited stock

Don't Show Teeth

"Don't show your teeth until you can bite "
- Irish proverb

1/2" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00

Books

"A room without books is like a body without a soul. "
- Cicero 106 BC – 43 BC

5/8" tall X 5/8" in diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Practiced Hand

"It is the practiced hand that makes the natural gesture "
- Willa Cather, 1873-1947

5/8" in diameter x 5/8" tall

37.00
Very limited stock

Imagination Dragonflies

"Imagination rules the world. "
- Napoleon I, 1769-1821

1 1/4" tall x 3/4" wide at top; 3/8" wide at bottom x 1/4" deep

55.00
Out of stock

Tall Ginkgo

1 1/4" tall x 1/2" diameter

46.00
Very limited stock

Small Ginkgo

9/16" tall x 9/16" diameter

37.00

Pine Branch

"In Japan the pine is a symbol of longevity and good fortune. "
- In China the pine tree also symbolizes steadfastness and self discipline.

13/16" tall x 5/8" diameter

37.00
Very limited stock

Best Way Out

"The best way out is always through. "
- Robert Frost 1874-1963

3/4" tall x 3/8" diameter

37.00

Life Problem

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a work to be made. "
- Phillip Yancey

1/2" diameter x 3/8" tall

37.00

Oyster Knife

"I do not weep at the world - I am too busy sharpening my oyster knife "
- Zora Neale Hurston

13/16" tall x 9/16" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Grasshopper

"In China, the grasshopper is symbolic of abundance. "
1 1/4" long x 1/2" square ends

50.00

Crying Eye

- Elizabethan embroidery design on a glove, pansies on side of bead.

1-3/8" tall x 3/8" deep

60.00
Very limited stock

Our Remedies

"Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie which we ascribe to heaven. "
- Wm. Shakespeare"All's Well That Ends Well"

5/8" high; 5/8" diameter

37.00
Only one left in stock

Dragonfly and Cattail

1" tall x 1" wide x 3/8" deep

60.00
Out of stock

Pense A Moi Pansy

"Pense a moi. "
- 'Think of me.'

7/8" tall x 5/8" wide x 3/16" deep

45.00
Only one left in stock

Queen Bee & Drones

- Queen on front, two drones on back.

1" tall x 1" wide x 3/8" deep

60.00
Out of stock

Ignorance

"There is nothing more terrible than ignorance in action. "
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1749-1832

13/16" tall x 3/4" diameter

38.00

Tall Maple

- In Japan, the maple leaf is emblematic of fall, and of lovers. Design adapted from an antique piece of embroidery.

1 7/15" tall x 5/8" diameter

46.00

Lucky Lobster

"For luck "
- In Japan, the lobster, a symbol of longevity and good fortune is often used in New Year's decorations. Design based on an antique Japanese textile.

1" tall x 5/8" wide x 3/16" deep

42.00

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