Showing posts from August, 2011


I love dragonflies.  Most of you have seen my dragonfly art - it's a reflection of the reverence I have for these amazing creatures: Made this in a jewellery-making course I took at ACAD (in Calgary) 8 years ago.  Just last week I dropped it on the new ceramic kitchen floor and it broke - now to try and fix it without the tools of the classroom. The dragonfly pendants that I make and sell on Etsy . Because dragonflies are so magical to me (and a lot of other, I know), I looked up their symbolic meaning on a great site .  Here's what they had to say about the symbolism of the dragonfly: Maturity and a Depth of character The dragonfly, in almost every part of the world symbolizes change and change in the perspective of self realization; and the kind of change that has its source in mental and emotional maturity and the understanding of the deeper meaning of life. The traditional association of Dragonflies with water also gives rise to this meaning to this amazing in