Tuesday, March 03, 2009

Pretty simple


My tastes are simple. I like simple, but it has to have quality. A handful of quality items means more to me than owning loads of stuff of little quality. I learned that early on within my own family: quality over quantity. It cuts down on the clutter, too.


I like the Italian term: sprezzatura. It dates from the Renaissance, meaning something that looks simple, but has a lot of thought and work behind it.

3 comments:

  1. Oh wow. The more i stare at the bracelet here, the more i love it! I really enjoy the simplicity of the lines too. Did you make this one? What is the clear sparkly bit? Beautiful little details!

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  2. Anonymous7:27 PM

    ..unbelievable!...I have sat here time after time, trying to put into words and get it sorted in my brain...why I am so addicted to your art....and all that time, you were sitting on that word...that just sums it all up....SPREZZATURA!!!!!!!!!!!!!......now I can be at peace within myself and enjoy your work....to my hearts content....keep on creating Colette! You are just amazing!

    Anon the Elder.....OOOOO

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