'I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.'
Sylvia Plath uses this phrase twice in The Bell Jar, and it is the title of Maggie O'Farrell's book, I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death. It is also a mantra used in Kundalini yoga, and as Ekhart Tolle says: 'The ultimate truth of who you are is not I am this or I am that, but I am.'
I don't know about you, but I've had to keep reminding myself of this fact lately, with lockdown and winter blues colliding. So let's call these designs 'meditative jewellery' – something beautiful to wear for yourself. Hope you're hanging in there.