Sakawew means “coming into view”.
When I made this piece, it reminded me of how much growing it took for me to get here - and how much growing I still have to do. It reminded me I need to have that in mind when I meet others. Their full selves are probably still coming into view too.
[vintage and true cut size 13/0 and 11/0, sterling silver earring hooks, smoked moose hide backing]