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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Cherry Blossoms for Disaster Relief in Japan

I created these handmade sterling silver cherry blossom bangles on Monday in wake of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. I was saddened by the events and wanted to do something to help. I spent my day at my workbench making these cherry blossom bangles and rings to donate to the The Red Cross. 50% of the proceeds from the sale of these bangles and my cherry blossom rings will be donated to the The Red Cross. 

Through March 31st, 25% of all other sales in my shop will be donated to The Red Cross disaster relief for Japan also. You can visit my shop here: kathryncole.etsy.com
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In Japan cherry blossoms are held in the highest esteem. As the season of cherry blossoms blooming are so short, cherry blossoms represent the beautiful, but transient nature of our lives.





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2 Comments:

Blogger Studio Sylvia said...

Kathryn such a wonderful gesture. I like the simplicity of the design, lovely.

March 16, 2011 at 3:33 PM  
Blogger kathryncole said...

Thank you Sylvia!

March 18, 2011 at 10:06 AM  

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