And now - the chestnuts!
Such amazing receptacles with the serious-looking spikes. And the sneak preview. And the multiple contents.
One year I did a painting of them.
One year I represented some in needle felting.
There was satisfaction in the process of attempting the expression of essence by this mere mortal but this year she decided nothing compares with the real thing so they are nestled into a crocheted basket for frequent admiration by sight and by touch.