Wondering...Can HANDMADE items ever be too perfect???

It's easy to enjoy a well crafted piece of jewelry... the way it feels on your skin, the perfectly balanced shapes, the flow of the design.  Or the way the light reflects in that, one of a kind stone...you know...the stone that the metalsmith picked out 3 years ago at Tucson and has been saving it for the right design!!  I am always striving to make my work "better".  But I realized the other day..."better" and "perfect" are not the same.

I love the "human" element!!!

So my question to you all is...Can HANDMADE items ever be too perfect???

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Comment by Jon M Ryan on March 20, 2012 at 6:18pm

No.

Comment by Aimee A. Domash on March 14, 2012 at 9:30am

Hummm...something to think about.

Comment by 2Roses on March 14, 2012 at 1:00am

Well, like minds Aimee.... I've been ruminating about this very subject of late. "Perfection" in the context of your question seems to be defined as an absence of evidence of the hand of the maker.  All jewelry is handmade to some extent. So, if something is deemed "too perfect"  it can only be so relative to the intent of the maker...I think.

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