• The Izumi - Sapphô by Kim Smiley The Izumi - Sapphô by Kim Smiley

The Izumi

Silver filigree lace, hand-made.
Pink tourmaline and tanzanite. Sterling silver wire. Simple snap clasp.

Measures approximately 25"

Handmade in Toronto, Canada


Come Quickly
By Izumi Shikibu (c. 974-1034)

Come quickly - as soon as
these blossoms open,
they fall.
This world exists
as a sheen of dew on flowers.

Translated by Jane Hirshfield & Mariko Aratani