Continuing on my week-long series of animal-inspired brooch designs, today’s design is a modern take on the swan. I envisioned this in all-white metal with no gemstone adornments since I think that the elegance of a swan’s outlines speaks for itself:
Thinking of the people/animal connection, one person who jumps into my mind as being a “swan” is the French actress Emmanuelle Beart. I first saw her in the 1986 French film Manon des Sources. You can see a video of images of Emmanuelle here.
Tomorrow’s rendering is also inspired by an S animal –
Dead, it often achieves Haute Couture status; alive, its slithering earthy qualities are anything but…