Alligator Mud Brooch
Handmade from the soil of the Red River, this alligator brooch, in traditional Mardi Gras colors, is the perfect accessory for the Mardi Gras season!
Made by Laurie Calahan from Muddy Boot Jewelry.
Statement from the artist:
"The river is a symbol of life, the passage of time, and the power of nature. It is a reminder to live life to the fullest and respect every place you visit. Since I love to travel, I wanted to take a piece of my favorite places with me everywhere I go. Louisiana, my home, is one of these places for me. In Louisiana, the Red River forms the boundary between Caddo and Bossier parishes and flows southeast. By creating a special mixture of soil from the Red River with moldable binders (a sort of "mud," if you will) and forming my Muddy Boot Jewelry collection, I was able to find a unique way to wear a beautiful symbol of life and take a little piece of home with me everywhere I go."
Don't sling mud. Wear it.