Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

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A Different Idea of Luxury

 ... based on personal or cultural meaning and the artist's investment of time.

Yep.  Some of my favorite pieces of jewelry are the ones with deep meaning, or that I got from an artist I know.

And this is a part of ethnic identity that most people overlook.  It's not just about the body you have, the people around you, or specific motifs.  It's a different worldview, the fact that you can look in the same direction but see something different compared to the mainstream.
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