Tuesday, January 6, 2009
Prosperity doll (click on pic to see larger view)
The prosperity doll has copper bracelets hanging from her arms, which hold USD (cash & coins) and Euro's. The states and countries depicted on the coins reflect my love of travel. I chose the US quarters at random, and the states depicted are: California, Oregon, West Virginia and North Dakota, to symbolize travel through the United States. The Euros have the symbols of Italy and Finland on them, to signify European travel. I would like to get more coins from other countries.
She is holding a book which represents reading/learning/writing/book-keeping.
Under one arm she has a rolled up fortune from a fortune cookie, which say: "You will begin a successful new busniness venture."
She has a Herkimer diamond attached to her 3rd eye (hard to see it in the picture).
She is 9 inches high.
Thanks to Stefania Morgante for giving me the inspiration to create a prosperity doll for the new year.
prosperity : the condition of being successful or thriving ; especially : economic well-being
materials used: gourd, polymer clay, paper clay, coins/dollars (USD & Euro), trimmings, paper, Suze Weinberg's Bedazzles, silver leafing, copper wire, cone-shaped thread spool, face mold, fortune cookie fortune, a double terminated Herkimer diamond