Silvia’s Amulet

Silvia was looking for her very own amulet “post-it” to attach to herself as a constant reminder of that which she was directing her life toward: self-fulfillment.

 

14699972_10154111073608235_1907704857_nThe design sent to me by Silvia.

I sent her several suggestions, all the symbols that I felt would serve to recall her goal: from runes of strength and enterprise to graphic representations of the third chakra, which is associated with will-power and action.

I advised her to take some time to meditate on everything and then tell me what felt right for her… After one week she wrote to me – “I feel this” – sending me the image of a rectangle with two concentric circles, totally outside of my suggestions.
Alright, if this is what you feel, this is what we will make.”

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Drawing of the design of the amulet

 

Once again, I received confirmation that when one speaks of symbols it is a very subjective matter. As Alejandro Jodorowsky wrote: “A symbol does not offer a precise concept, but rather acts as a mirror which reflects the researcher’s level of Consciousness.”

 

 

It is as though the pendant worn by Silvia were repeating to her and to her alone a silent mantra which, through its vibrations, reminds her of the aspiration for which she created it:

 

I honor the force that is within me.

The fire that is in me burns away all blocks and fears.

I bring tasks to a finish easily and without effort.

I can do everything that I wish to do.”

 

And it was truly with fire that I worked the silver to create the circles for Silvia, shaping them by hand and beating them in a variety of ways to highlight their uniqueness, so that Silvia might be reflected in them.

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A phase in working the pendant.

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