This talisman is a representation of a journey both physical and metaphysical. The path wavers between two extremes, and true wisdom lies not in one over the other, but understanding and using both in their turn. The conscious thought involved in actions binds the disparate elements into a cohesive whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.
Talismans are a small but ubiquitous part of human existence, and though they're not often talked about, they can have great personal value. Here we take a short look at the forms talismans can take across the world in preparation for a special project.
A brief overview on types of handmade lace and their history. The origins of bobbin and needle lace as well as the earliest lacemaking machines. The duties of a lace maker, lace cutter, and pattern drafter in a lace workshop.