This piece represents the beliefs we hold close and live our lives by, and how they can become restrictive, become like anchors in both good and bad ways. Like Marley’s chains we drag our beliefs around with us heedless of whether they are beneficial or not.
A broken antique porcelain Frozen Charlotte doll is somewhat reconstructed with copper and festooned with antiqued copper chains. Seven primitive brass crosses dangle from the neck, waist, arms, and legs, as well as five copper-wrapped clear quartz crystal points, one of which is a twin crystal suspended from the neck. The doll is suspended on a thick distressed brown leather cord with antiqued brass hardware, lobster clasp, and 2-1/2″ extension chain complete with a small quartz crystal.
Rock Crystal Quartz – Quartz crystals enhance and strengthen the meanings of other stones. Quartz symbolizes energy and helps people focus on a task. When used as a meditative device, quartz is believed to help energize and focus prayers or thoughts. Clear quartz represents clarity of mind and spirit. It may help a user see a situation more clearly and objectively, and may help recall details. Used as an aid in opening chakras in the body, quartz is especially significant in opening the Crown Chakra, which helps achieve spiritual consciousness. Helps balance emotional needs and desires. Can help a user find self esteem.