Craft is Catharsis

Craft can be cathartic both for the maker and the wearer. For the craftsperson making can be a release.  By gaining skills through practice and patience the craftsperson finds a release. For the wearer craft can act as a memento or a reminder of people or places. it can symbolize a connection to religion or it can be empowering.

When your happy, sad or angry we need to find release as craftspeople. We can find it through making as wearers we can find it through meaningful accessories.

noun: catharsis; plural noun: catharses
  1. 1.
    the process of releasing, and thereby providing relief from, strong or repressed emotions.

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