The Joy of Metal Clay – Miracles of Nature

Please excuse a slight digression from metal clay today. One thing I am inspired by is nature! While camping a couple of weeks ago my youngest and I collected a Monarch caterpillar and two monarch eggs. We have spent the past two weeks entranced by the process of metamorphosis. In addition to the eggs we collected we discovered eggs on our home milkweed plants (their sole source of food) and we now seem to have quite a Monarch nursery going on in our kitchen (the current count is one chrysalis, three caterpillars and four eggs). First, there is the egg, …