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Hungry caterpillar Ring
Hungry caterpillar Ring
Hungry caterpillar Ring
Hungry caterpillar Ring
Hungry caterpillar Ring

Hungry caterpillar Ring

Regular price $175.00

Hungry caterpillar ring // made to order

  • wide band, full 3/4" (or narrower upon request)
  • genuine turquoise stone, asymmetrically set
  • sterling silver, handcrafted with real leaf texture
  • lightly oxidized for detail contrast
  • Made to order in your size 

 For the one who knows the grace of regeneration. A celebration of the broken perfection, the bigger story, the trials that change us and grow us and tear holes in us so big that we learn we are not left on our own. We are made to be reliant as well as resilient. We even find rest here. We are not forsaken. Because redemption is real, and not a thing of fairy tales. This is for the warrior woman with new eyes and a soft heart. She sees redemption in full supply tucked inside a world flush with seasons and cycles and miraculous metamorphoses.

Inspiration/Why hungry caterpillar?

Did you know that a tree can suffer almost total defoliation from hungry caterpillars and then re-foliate just weeks after what appears to be complete destruction on the heels of a barren winter? New leaf shoots regenerate as swollen bellied caterpillars hang ornamental from branches laced in silken thread. How redemptive! I witnessed this firsthand and was so struck by the beauty of this ecology that it left a mark in my mind and I wanted to flesh it out into sterling. For if a tree is made to withstand such near destruction, surely so are we!