Have you heard that one of the latest trends of the moments is to wear jewelry in your hair?
I had just been reading about this trend in my new Vogue magazine. Necklaces and brooches, especially, can be casually woven into a messy bun or up do with stunning effects.
Today I took some of my college seminar students to the Prints & Drawings room at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts so we could study master printmakers- like Rembrandt- up close and personal.
I was delighted to notice that in one of his etchings of his beloved wife, Saskia, he showed a strand of jewels woven throughout her hair – which itself was slightly messy and casual. The strand of beads wasn’t noticeable upon first glance, but I tried to get the “essence” of it here in my drawing.
A bit of serendipity, some careful looking, and the full circle of trends that continue to inspire artists and designers over and over…