Paris, 18th Century Manuscript.
Like a red jewel, shining in a treasury of botanicals,
blooms this sensuous sprawl of peony,
Chinese symbol of wealth.
This latest collection emphasizes subtle variations of floral silhouettes. These carvings of leaves and blossoms bring to life inspiration derived from the legendary Taj Mahal. In the spirit of the new millennium, the delicacy and detail of his new work renders permanent the fragile yet enduring possibilities of growth and renewal. Also included are recurring motifs and elements that reflect Dickens’ fascination with mystic symbols, the Tarot, astrology, board games, and carnival themes.