One thing I've learned in writing dear ada is that I love jewelry. Not necessarily to wear, but most definitely as sculptures, small treasures of craft and storytelling. These wonderful brooches by claude schmitz are two shining examples of that very thing. Modern and beautifully edited to their purest state, they have an elegance and simplicity that belies their complex crafting. Plus the color combinations and mix of materials are remarkable. Yum, yum indeed.