Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Looking Up!

Originally uploaded by Pips Jewellery Creation
When I was little, about 8 or 9, I remember there being a craze at school for Erasers. Everyone tried to get different colours and styles and to show them to their best friends and swap them and collect them.

My favourite one (and does anyone else remember these?) were the sort that had a type of building brick around them. As you used the eraser and it wore down, you would remove the brick at the top and restack it on the bottom, revealing more clean new eraser at the top. The bricks were all different colours and I think there were about 10 of them.

This new bracelet of mine reminds me exactly of those, and also of a City Sky Line full of Skyscrapers.

Isn't it strange the places and memories that inspiration comes from?


x vInTaGe VioLeT x said...

that's a great bracelets pips!
i used to love erasers too especially the ones that were shaped liked and smelled like food - my fave was a custard cream type biscuit!

lidia paradis said...

Beautiful work ,like always,you are great artist!!
Hugs, Lidia

Anonymous said...

Oh wow, I love that!The colours are beautiful. You have some gorgeous items on your blog. I agree with VV, the erasers that smelled like food rocked :-)

Pips said...

Thank you all so much!

VV - I remember the smelly ones too!
Hi lidia - thank you :)
Thanks so much amy!

Izabela said...

it is great! definitely make more in funky colors!

Suzanne Vaughan said...

Lovely bracelet!

Pips said...

Thanks so much Izabella and Suzanne!

eve said...

I love this pip, i used to collected erasers when i was at school also, then design and colour are just stunning, it's a fav of mine

Alice said...

I love this, very clever. And fun to wear I bet.