Seed paper, because… bees (handmade paper with seeds embedded, the paper can be planted)
Honeycomb cut from Maple proofgrade.
Large bee cut/engraved from Inventables Paduk
Small bee cut/engraved from seed paper.
Gold acrylic paint for the “honey”
Gold mica powder for pollen on the bees Knees. (Also dusted on the paper)
Leather, engraved with the quote from Tolstoy.
I made this for a friend who is Master Beekeeper and lawyer. She does a lot of work for/with immigrants and is an immigrant herself. She approaches bees and people with love.