Here in Victoria, we have blooming cherry trees cycling through the city in March & April. It’s one of the first signs of spring.
Pink Snow, it’s been called, for the way the fallen blossoms carpet the land.
I love the appearance of the blossoms. It gives the place a cheery, cherry glow, a welcome sign after our winter, which usually consists of wind, rain and sometimes all too grey days. The pink pompoms perk me right up.
I was inspired by the pinkness of this dichroic glass cabochon to create a cherry blossom pendant. Here it is – in process and all finished. You can see the glass and the small pink cubic zirconias placed in the branches:
How do flowers inspire you?