Gemstone & Bead
About this panel:
Just as it is with people
in all of life's various settings, each one of the beads matters. Each bead is part
of a section, just as we are part of a segment of society. And each bead
representing a dear person helps build the string that makes a panel
Every person has their place within a
given area and a particular time. And invariably, every person is
important to a great number of others.
For example: you may not know the person
who harvested the grain for your bread, but that person contributed to
your nourishment. Or you may never have met the worker who stitched
together your shirt, or spun the thread, or dyed that fabric. But they
are, in a way, a part of your life.
Imagine, if you had to make everything you
eat or use...
Each individual matters, but it
becomes clearer when you zoom in on them
The Neverending Necklace often participates in public events as an
exhibitor. You can probably imagine how busy it can get, especially
during the very popular ones.
Still, the volunteers of the Neverending Necklace get to have a
chance to chat with some of the visitors. While dedicating beads,
people will reveal a bit about their emotions, their loved ones,
their own lives. And always, they have something valuable to share.
A snippet of their life, a piece of their heart.
So it's never a just mass of people
streaming by our booth. It's an opportunity to connect with an
individual, recognizing their humanity. All within a sliver of time,
but remaining forever.
How a panel is made >
Currently, we are
working to make the future Love, Peace and Beads
Museum a reality. It will be a
place with marvelous exhibits from around the world, and of course the
Until then, you
may be able to get up close to the panels
during select events. Or see all of them right here, online forever.
To find out who dedicated the beads from this section and who they're
dedicated to, go to the Love &
Peace Journal, starting on
page 13 >>
The Neverending Necklace >
The Gallery Page 1 >
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Beads are simple things: to make a necklace, beads can be arranged in
any pattern, using any shape or color. No matter their size, origin or material,
the finished necklace always comes out beautiful.
Just as it ought to
be with people in a functioning community.
The Neverending Necklace
is the very core and spine of the Love & Peace Project. More so than
any other symbol, it helps visualize love and compassion we have for
others. Accepting and embracing all.
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