Child & Child suffragette brooch ca. 1900 via The Victoria & Albert Museum. In the Victorian and Edwardian ages, colors, stones and flowers all had strong symbolic significance and often stood for something. Suffragettes used the colors green, white and violet because the first letter of each corresponded to Give Women the Vote.
"In the nature of things: Art about mobility, lightness and freedom. Simple creative acts of walking and marking about place, locality, time, distance and measurement. Works using raw materials and my human scale in the reality of landscapes." ~ Richard Long