Rabbit Carved Shell Comb/白兔贝壳雕刻梳

0037w Materials: carved shell comb, carved shell rabbit/flowers, shell pearl, natural freshwater pearl Length:10cm Breadth:5cm

Autumn maple buyao /秋枫步摇

Materials: pure brass, resin flowers, pressed flower amber, crystals,red agate, pressed blood amber,glass Hairstick: 15.2cm Dangle: 10.3cm

Plum flower hairclip/梅花装发夹

0035w Materials: metal, rabbit fur, red agate, fake cloth flower, shell pearls, delica beads, brass bell, tassels Hairclip length:7.5cm Tassel:13cm

Purple fluorite butterfly with tassels buyao/紫萤石蝴蝶流苏步摇

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Materials: 黑檀木(carved wood), crystal, carved fluorite butterfly/flower, tassels Hairstick: 10cm Tassels: 17cm The fluorite butterfly is really pretty with natural bands of color. No two butterflies are the same because they are hand-carved from natural stone! I'm so tempted to buy a butterfly for myself...

Jade Rabbit Buyao/玉兔步摇

Materials:carved shell hairstick/cloud/flower, fluorite, xiuyan jade rabbit, opal, crystals, shell pearls, glass Hairstick: 13.7cm Dangle: 10.2cm Inspired by Chinese folklore about the Jade Rabbit in the moon.The fluorite bead glows brightly in the dark after light exposure symbolizing the full moon.
This photo was taken in the dark to show the glow (^^)y

Pearl, butterfly and Peony hairclip/珍珠蝶恋牡丹花发夹

0032w Materials: silver-plated brass, metal, ceramic, rabbit fur, feather, carved shell butterfly, Swarovski pearls, tassel, acrylic peony Hairclip length: 7.5cm  Tassel: 11.5cm

Autumn Fantasy with Glowing Lantern Buyao /秋思步摇 (附月光灯)

0031-2w0031-1w Materials: pure brass, red agate, pressed blood amber, watermelon skin crystal Hairstick: 15.2cm Dangle: 13.5cm Bead in the lantern glows in the dark after exposure to light. 0031-3w This photo was taken in the dark to show the effect which is why it's blurry. Cool eh? ( ^ ^)

Seo Taiji's Sogyeokdong

[youtube] This is my current fav Kpop song. For the historical/political background behind this song, see this post: I prefer Seo Taiji's version to IU. I don't think her light voice is suitable for such a serious song.

Guan yin Amulet

Guanyin My mother got this from the Guan Yin temple for 平安(peace/well-being) and 发财(wealth) for me. I'm not really a believer but we'll see if lotsa money comes rolling into my bank

Decolonial Aesthesis: From Singapore, to Cambridge, to Duke University

I thought that my fellow Singaporean readers might find this letter to herself by a Chinese Singaporean girl who went to Cambridge to study interesting.
To my eighteen-year-old self, on your departure for Cambridge September 21st, 2003 In three days, you will encounter a fish knife for the very first time. You will not know what it is, but everyone else will. You will watch, and imitate.
Source: I have plenty of thoughts to expound on this but I have to go clean my bedroom soon.