the portuguese word saudade is like few others, in that it has no direct translation in english - and any attempt, in the heart of a native speaker, falls short of encapsulating the depth + complexity of its meaning. one effort claims that it is an emotional state of profound nostalgia, a longing for an absent something or someone that one loves; moreover, it often carries a repressed knowledge that the object of longing may never return
these brazilian scapulars, blessed at our lady of pompeii shrine in the west village of manhattan and are available in 2 options:
- the virgin mary, 1/2" brass medals + 30" antique sterling silver chain
- st. michael the guardian angel, 1/2" brass medals + antique sterling silver chain
made in nyc
please allow 5 business days for shipping
about a boy
thin crucifix cross, placed horizontal 3mm wide available in brass make note of your size...
'i had a strange reaction watching jim morrison...i felt that I could do that...he exuded a mixture of beauty and self-loathing, and mystic pain, like a west coast saint sebastian' - patti...
'where are you going, and are you going anywhere?where are you going, send me a letter, if you go at all' - amerigo; from 2012's banga antiqued brass +...