Julie incorporates five important principles to her jewelry design philosophy: universal awareness; the five basic elements (fire, earth, water, metal, wood); the simplicity and importance of numbers; generosity; and the power of the divine in all of us.
Sandalwood is given a divine status. The fragrance is most pleasing. Considered cooling, calming and soothing. Sandalwood promotes humility and focuses the mind to aid in meditation.
Bow & Arrow
The bow and arrow refer to the single pointed concentration to achieve a goal of liberation. With the Hindu deity Durga the bow and arrow represents energy. By holding both in one hand it indicates her control over both aspects of energy- potential and kinetic.
Rosewood is used to call upon Ganesha, the Hindu deity who is “the remover of obstacles” and the Divine Mother. Rosewood is warming, improves circulation and protects from negative energy.
The Bindi Drop
The bindi drop is a unique and natural shape which represents the individual self and one’s connection with the universe. Just as a drop of water is still that drop of water when absorbed by the vast ocean, so is the individual a part of the vast universe while remaining that individual.