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Success, a cultural introduction

Getting to know the word from all angles...

Michal's thinking about the notion of extending his unprepossessing Fiction Corpus with a treatise on what is fiction; cites fatigueDictionary icon

I can't reject the idea of implementing English as humanity's second language. I don't believe in the prevailing tactics by which the English language is taught.Pointer

Fine-tuning one's adroitness with a language isn't like introducing a more informative newspaper. A language - a common language - is not merely a tool that you can teach yourself to wield with a greater amount of precision. A shared language can't be divorced from the professed knowledge of a circle of people of which it is a description. A language isn't recited; it happens - and keeps happening as long as a circle of people keeps using it.

To make a pupil recite English is to deprive him of its cultural context. A proper teacher must develop a technique for introducing it; the wisest student ventures out to seek it.

A dictionary has the potential to be an influential tool. The best dictionaries define a language based on a particular corpus, a set of written works of various size and consistency. This corpus might include anything from a book about literature to a whole bunch of slash fiction. I forged my "lavish" Fiction Corpus in order to form a specific type of dictionary based on the ability of one man to tell a story in myriad forms. It is a labor of love and listening.

I have framed a million words and I have categorized them, reformulating them - not just to teach an American language but to be an advocate for the human spirit, and to prod that spirit or soul not just to recite but to happen.

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Understanding the word Success

A word can represent many things. First and foremost it represents a type of gesture. A specific way of speaking. A specific way of inscribing a mark. A specific way of moving your hand. To know one of these kinds of gestures is to know how to pronounce the word success in some kind of way.

If you want to communicate an idea using the word success, you will need to know what other people are made to think when you make the gesture. You will never have complete awareness of or control over the associations or identities that are invoked by a set of words, but you can know what was and what is a single word's jointly accepted definition, at least for a given place, thereby tracing a direction which will help you to understand what kinds of associations and identities are driving its use.

By using the word yourself, you enter into a long-standing albeit oftentimes unconscious debate over its definition, forever entangling yourself into the history of its use. The way you use it, and which other words you use it with carries weight.

The more you know about where the word success is located in the fabric of a language, the better you will be at exploiting its cultural power.

Pronunciation of SuccessMargo on a trampoline

I have yet to publish a pronunciation for the word success.

Video of me pronouncing "success."

Definition of SuccessMargo on a trampoline

I have yet to publish the definition of success.

I'm sure it won't take too long.

Common use of success in illustrative example sentencesMargo on a trampoline

  1. Don't listen to them. The party was a great success.

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  2. The Democrats are encouraging people to think that success is a dirty word.

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  3. Success in business usually means that you either have the best set of legs or the best set of ears. In either case, having a mind of your own is usually a liability.

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  4. The success of the few is supposed to lead in theory to the success of the many.

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  5. I have yet to come up with a fifth sentence using the word success.

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  6. I have yet to come up with a sixth sentence using the word success.

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  7. I have yet to come up with a seventh sentence using the word success.

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Usage of Success in Michal's Fiction CorpusMargo on a trampoline

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Michal's Fiction Corpus of Acceptance Literature (FiCAL) is presented under the Bare Bottom imprint. It is currently comprised of six bodies of work, each representing a different pillar of culture and incorporating a wide variety of writhing styles.

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Success, a morphological approach

I have yet to make a morphological analysis of the word success.

That doesn't mean it's not high on my list.

Table of Frequency for the Word "Success."

This table lists in descending order the total number of times that the word successand any of its morphological derivations appears in the Fiction Corpus, along with a breakdown of frequency by title, the respective rank of each word in the complete list of all words in the Corpus, as calculated both densely and competitively, as well as the percent increase in frequency of the word over the frequency of the next lowest rank in the complete list.

Margo stretching her arms
Percent Increase over next rankRANKWORDFrequency
TOTAL # of occurencesMCDONALDSJESUSSEXTSIGAJACKSONDINGBATS
densecompetitivemodern/sloppybiblical/tersepoetic/high-browhard/fasttalkymixed salad
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I have yet to publish the table of frequency for the word success, but I will get to it shortly. -Michal

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Usage of Success in Death to McDonalds

An aerial view of Dodger Stadium in the foreground, with an imaginary partially submerged Los Angeles behind

A story bible for a comic book series set in a post climate-change California narrated by eight characters who live through a natural disaster that sinks Los Angeles and triggers a war with an expansionist Mexican government covertly supported by China.

Frame #6900

i tried to move. unsuccessfully.

Sprint "Iphone" Case

23 December, 8:15 PM

Frame #977

as shocked as i am by apple's initiative i should be prepared. sudden outbursts of success dont last long. not in apple's case.

JC Penney

6 August, 8:52 AM

Frame #1046

ive had enough. im going home. ive successfully wasted the day. and avoided seeing kim kris. job well done. and yet im driving by her place.

Chase Credit

6 August, 4:57 PM

Frame #4723

three men in a room. three shots in quick succession. two die. one barely survives. how many people can pull that off.

Sprint "Iphone" Case

11 October, 1:23 PM

Frame #2934

hayden. elora. chase. cima. each successive sign framed by a greener pasture. thank you searchlight aquaduct.

JC Penney

28 August, 4:13 PM

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Usage of Success in The Gospel of Jesus H.

A picture of the planet Mars

An experimental science fiction Christology that makes Jesus the hard boiled narrator of his own early years on a bizarro earth made dark by volcanic ash and informally ruled by a man from Mars who sells bottled air.

Jesus turned. Holding his urinating dick to the side, he shuffled as fast as he could to where Sapper was seated. By the time his victim leaped up and ran, Jesus had successfully peed on his pant legs. "Fuck off," he yelled, laughing. Zoe was laughing too.

Verse 727 from the chapter called Security

The following year, when Sapper came to visit, this trend was evident. Jesus had cultivated a certain image in that particular neighborhood in which he found himself that year. By a strange fluke, he was friendly with the local drug dealer, who had been expelled from Jesus's old school a few months after Jesus had left it. They found themselves in the same neighborhood again, and, whereas before they had hardly known each other, now they had something in common. Jesus kept his distance, of course, but it was good to be on friendly terms with a local drug dealer - if only for effect. Your father also assaulted a local black boy whose mother was white - I don't remember the reason, but the attack was successful and therefore good for image. Your father was himself assaulted by some sort of Indian boy, but he was small and therefore his attack was more confusing than painful - Jesus was able to insult him for it.

Verse 235 from the chapter called Childhood

"It was good," said Sapper. "The priest came to the house, which he never does anymore - but he loved your mother, so he came. They dropped your mother over the doorsill three times; she said good-bye to her family home. Then we processed. Not all of us did: most people drove, but your grandmother insisted on processing from the house to the church, and then from the church to the cemetery, which the priest didn't want to do - but, that's how your mother wanted it, she said. The problem was: to get to the church, you have to take the highway, which somebody said you would have to get a permit for. But your grandmother said, 'Forget about it: I'm not getting any permit. Who needs a permit to walk my daughter's coffin to her grave?' So the priest said, 'Fine: do what you want.' When we left the house, he didn't walk: he hopped into his car. Those of us who did walk wailed; we sang death songs. Nothing would've been more beautiful except for the traffic. Those tractor-trailers were piling up behind us, not to mention all the other impatient people. Whenever anyone successfully passed us, you couldn't hear the next verse. Those tractor-trailers: whenever they shifted by, they drowned us out completely. Fumes were everywhere, blowing in our faces. We had trouble singing; it was difficult to breath."

Verse 276 from the chapter called Adolescence

Nobody knew how long it would take to get Stalin discharged. The process could last; it could also be very brief. Without Stalin, it would've been almost impossible to blackmail SECURITA CORPORATION successfully. It wasn't about money; it was about a contract. The man whom they planned to contact - the franchise owner responsible for the southwestern border - after verifying that bribes had indeed taken place (if he himself had not been bribed) would then have to reveal everything to his corporate superiors.

Verse 127 from the chapter called Security

I know the lure of success. I feel the pressures of domination. That farmer who sows rye in every field is not a victim. Nor is he some kind of scab. He is a player in a game with no teams, and he deserves no one's pity or awe or respect any more than the rest of us do. Your father always had to win. He would go and cry if he lost - every time. Once, your great-grandfather held a race for the boys and girls. Jesus was distracted for some reason; he missed the starting gun. His first reaction, unfortunately, was to complain. Realizing that the race had already started and wasn't going to be stopped, Jesus went for it. He went as fast as a young boy could, just so he wouldn't have to bear the shame of coming in dead last. He was beaten by a girl. She received first prize and Jesus received second. He was infuriated. Second prize was obviously inferior - too inferior. First prize was an electronic game system. Second prize was a fancy pencil sharpener. Jesus went and cried, not realizing that the prizes were personal: they were designated. Nor did he realize that the girl's family was rich, and his family was, in comparison, very poor.

Verse 150 from the chapter called Childhood

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Usage of Success in Sex for Children

A drawing of a man between a woman's legs in front of another man in a hospital bed

A literature book narrated by a pair of siblings on either side of the Atlantic whose profoundly weird sexual experiences pose a serious challenge to their traditional understanding of mathematicians, marriage, gay young men and God.

Left to my own thoughts, my mind wandered: we walked, I thought, as if we were hand-picked men with a mission, as if we had a special job to do and we were quietly contemplating its potential for success. But we were not hand-picked: we were meager volunteers. We were saboteurs; our job was surreptitious, but we were a special kind of terrorist - we were fighting for a lost cause, yes: we were fighting for ourselves - but: we were fighting against ourselves: we were fighting in our interest, we were fighting against our interest. We were terrorizing ourselves, sabotaging ourselves. But I suppose that's the only kind of terrorist.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 2, The Second Day, Part 1, Labor & Economic Reform, Section 14, Referencing the Past, Paragraph 13

How noble! until, of course, Indiana throws something very heavy at Albert's head, causing him to duck, which causes the object to crash through the window, causing Albert to turn around, look at the broken window and curse, turning back on his beautiful wife just in time for a bottle to catch him in the forehead, causing him to curse even louder, and, if this were not enough to make your valiant effort hopeless, poor Albert, threatened with further assault, is forced into the music room where he must beg you, Andrea, to defend him against his crazy wife, which you do, successfully, causing Indiana to run upstairs and leaving you with the option of doing nothing at all, or, offering your apartment to Albert, which you do, successfully.

– Title 2, Regarding the Romaniac, Part 1, Section 3, A Man's Charm, Paragraph 3, Clauses 2-3

If he were to catch so much as a look between the two of you, do you have any idea what his reaction would be? You cannot underestimate the importance of a look. It was a look that you shared with Indiana all those years ago that has now refined everything I once knew. Looks are very potent creatures. They will define a course of action, they will spur it, and, at any moment, if their master so desire, a terrible look will cause a once determined person to abandon any hope of success. Do not forget what a stern face can do. If you must, remind yourself in the mirror, and keep this knowledge handy; there is more power in the face than in either hand, more truth in the eye than in any utterance known to man. That is the last word of advice I will allow myself; I seem to have grown so much older since I first began writing this letter.

– Title 2, Regarding the Romaniac, Part 1, Section 6, Judging Looks, Paragraph 2

INDIE: 'Thaïs: from scandal to success' - maybe this has something about the movies: 'For far too long Thaïs had been its own worst enemy. From the very start the opera has been surrounded by an aura of scandal, which has always worked against its being taken seriously. Massenet wrote the opera for the glamorous Californian soprano Sybil Sanderson, with whom he was famously infatuated.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 1, The First Day, Part 1, Victory & Calendar Reform, Section 12, Opera, Paragraph 32, Clauses 1-3

Now here is where begins my great succession of images concerning our first encounter with "the Romaniac." I distinctly remember a large and stately Buick slowly rolling along the way, coming out of nowhere - since the road happened to curve around to the house. It is this sudden but slowly gathering grandeur that I have since associated with our strange Indiana - you may not share this - indeed now I realize what a special fascination she has held for you - but I am convinced, that if you had turned at the heralding sound of crunching gravel, instead of being childishly obsessed with showing off in front of our cousin, you would immediately have taken to the image of that chariot, rolling forth as it were from its dusty mandorla, before it teasingly disappeared behind the mounds of vegetation bordering the house.

– Title 2, Regarding the Romaniac, Part 1, Section 1, Genital Pain as a Result of Physical Trauma, Paragraph 2, Clauses 1-3

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Usage of Success in Tsiga Tsiga Tsiga

Bullets whizzing by a statue of Nikola Tesla

A collection of stories featuring a sexy Parisian ghost, a spooky Moon base full of vagina-faced aliens, a policeman with an Irish name, a truck full of watermelons, a flautist, and a man who has to see another man about a diseased horse.

"Don't be ridiculous." Bo shot Tae a dirty look. He was surprised how much it unnerved him. He tried unsuccessfully to hide his feelings. He spluttered, "Buddha will forgive you-so will Allah, His son Christ. As for my forgiveness, it will come at a high cost."

Bo raised an eyebrow. In a mocking tone, she asked, "What would that be?"

– from “How Tae & Bo Took Over the World and Kung & Fu Didn't,” an apocryphal bible story about the birth of civilization

"Wuman, stop di toktok. Yu go mek mi won kresman." He tried to kiss her on the lips. Tatum successfully evaded him. She climbed out. She walked to the neighboring bath. Shaq followed. Tatum could tell she was going to have to play along. As soon as "di taim don kom," she went back with him to his apartment.

– from “Dirty Manga People Are Disgusting,” a spooky story featuring the ick factor

Tatum thought of her ex-wife. She thought of all the women she had bedded since becoming successful. The Moon was supposed to be full of eager, same-sexed girls. That's what the Lunar Ladylover's brochure had said.

Tatum rested her fingers on the woman's hand. "Listen. I need to spruce up my wardrobe. I can't expect to get anywhere like this. Would you be willing to help? You seem to know what you're doing."

– from “Dirty Manga People Are Disgusting,” a spooky story featuring a bunch of murders

Junior stopped punishing the man. Harry Connick slumped in the saddle. "Good luck," he whispered, "getting me onto the real thing. I'm going to vomit."

Pleased with his success, Junior went back to the business of courtship. He called Sammy D Watanabe. "Have you ever played netball?" he asked.

"Of course," said the Asian-Australian. "When I was a kid."

– from “A Horse Named Clutch Bag,” an inspiring story featuring a frank discussion of debauchery

Patsy wanted to show everybody how successful his test had been. Gathering all the rangers and the park policemen, he again prepared the long conference table and the ropes. This time, as he was about to put the collar on Juanita, he whispered into her ear, "Are you sure you're wearing panties?"

Sergeant Cline interrupted. "It's not right for a lady to be put in that position. I should be the one to do it."

– from “A Cop Named Patsy,” a funny story set largely in Japan

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Usage of Success in Sorry Ms. Jackson

Chiseled letters from an ancient stone tablet hanging on a wall

A real play. With drama in it. Talk fast. It takes two hours. Set in a guest house. In a small community. After a murder. Lots of suspicion. The characters learn to listen to each other. It's funny.

(KOKOMO exits. GREY GOOSE enters.)

GREY GOOSE: My darling Polynesian beauty, Fletcher must be right. It's pointless for me to put the moves on you - especially since it's obvious you're in love with him. My chances of success were always slim. I never lost faith in a woman's whim. I was certain, if I tried hard enough, you would let me taste-test your sweeter stuff. Each one of my advances you rebuffed. You're too good. My situation has changed now that my dear wife and I are estranged. Perhaps some trickery can be arranged. If I were to slip softly into your bed, not smelling like chattel, but like that perfume you gave my son - that little brat - who cares more about annoying my wife than pursuing the love of his own life, even though I'm the one she causes strife - perchance I might convince you with a kiss - before you discover my artifice - that I am the best way to earthly bliss. It would give me joy. My desire to light this house on fire would be assuaged. Despite what I have said, I will never ignite another house again. I am reborn. Ever since your mistress unleashed her scorn, making me sit in filth, lost and forlorn, in my old cowshed, I have taken stock. I'll no longer blindly follow the flock. I cannot yet say the same for my cock. If my wife's got a lover, I'll be damned if I don't. I'm not going to be crammed away. I'll come back with my monogrammed pajamas. I'll drink champagne and cut loose like there's no tomorrow. I'll introduce Kokomo to my little one-eyed goose and she'll say I'm her daddy. My excitement notwithstanding, I must not invite suspicion. I'll save my strength for tonight!

– ACT II, line 30

(MS. JACKSON exits.)

KOKOMO: Oh, bittersweet news! That I might have my mistress's blessing to wed her son - her firstborn and only son: her pride and joy - and make a Catholic out of a Christian, when she knows her line - her ancient English stock - would rest entirely in my womb, fills me with great joy; but since that stock, if Madam's fears be true, is filled with an urge to plant one's seed in every jar and hole - to roam rakishly over the countryside regardless of warmth at home - I must gird myself to the possibility that my loins will not be enough: that fear of the yoke will upset my plan to reveal with success this very night my feelings to my beloved Fletcher!

– ACT II, line 28

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Usage of Success in Miscellaneous Dingbats

The title of the book at the end of a string of miscellaneous dingbats

A story book full of short fiction stories. An interesting bedtime mystery. A fairy tale. Science fiction romance. Adult life. Uninspiring gay fiction. Horror.

The house nearest the bottom of the hill lay between Update and Download streets. It had its official front door on Update Street. The entrance to its driveway was on Download Street. The address said 1 Update Street and was assigned to Rural Route 6 but the man who lived there decided one day that he would prefer to pick up his mail from his car as he got home from work. This was more convenient for him. He put his box for 1 Update Street next to the box for 1 Download Hill. The postman on Rural Route 6 was now expected to end his trip down the hill at the same spot where the postman for Rural Route 2 ended his trip. To make matters better, the man on 1 Update Street had planted a hedgerow on the southern edge of his property twenty years earlier. This was done obviously with the intention of pissing off the mailmen.

– from “Wrong Again,” a success story that represents what certain people have gone through, though the details are fictional

As Mark made his way down to his final stop he noticed the professor standing behind the tripod leaning into the viewfinder. He was so preoccupied with the sight of the bent-over old man he neglected to slow down and crane his head around the hedgerow. Luckily there was nobody there. The cord that connected Bill's hand brake to the actual brake had snapped. He had been dragging it for about the entire route until a customer on Download Street finally stopped him and asked, "What's that noise?" Bill decided it was time to take a break and check it out. He didn't want customers thinking postmen didn't care about their trucks. The customer saw the broken cord. He offered to bring some twine so Bill could tie the loose end to the chassis. Bill said he didn't want to be a bother. The customer insisted. Bill was forced to wait ten minutes until the customer came back and said, "Sorry it took so long. Here's the twine." Bill tied the cord to the chassis and went on his way. Never realizing the broken hand brake had probably saved his life.

– from “Wrong Again,” a success story that describes life on this planet, though hopefully we can change

A quiet corner. A back alley. By the harbor. An ocean liner. The continents from space. Looking through a glass of water. A wildfire. A man on horseback. Surrounded by horses. Galloping. Going to a horse show. Dressage. Austria. Rich people. Descendants of nobility. Peasantry. Young people. Their future. Uncertainty. Old folks. The sky. The phasing of the moon. A crescent. Smiling fortune. Powerful people. Success. Happiness. Envy.

– from “St. Andrew's Eve,” a story of love that might ease one's sense of distaste depending on your outlook

The professor stammered. "A - a bird."

"What kind of bird?"

"A - an eagle."

"An eagle? Wow," said Mark. "I don't think I've ever seen an eagle around here. It wasn't bald, was it?"

"No," said the professor. "The hairy kind."

"Oh," said Mark. "Carry on."

– from “Wrong Again,” a success story about the cycle of bloodshed throughout history

Mark was so fast he could go up Update Street, hit his half of Hillview, and come back down to Profile before Bill the regular guy on Rural Route 2 could get two bites off his sandwich which he usually ate halfway down Download Street so he could enjoy the view of the football field.

– from “Wrong Again,” a success story about something unthinkable that unfortunately exists in real life

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Collocation of Success in the Fiction Corpus

Table of Collocation for the Word "Success."

This table lists in descending order of frequency a selection of word pairs that appear in the Fiction Corpus and groups them according to the morphological derivation of the word success that appears in the pair.

TypeWORDFrequency
TOTAL # of occurencesMCDONALDSJESUSSEXTSIGAJACKSONDINGBATS
modern/sloppybiblical/tersepoetic/high-browhard/fasttalkymixed salad
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I have yet to perform a collocation analysis of "success." I hope I can get it done sometime soon. -Michal

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    Noah doesn't know what to like and what not to like but keeps wondering and thinking about it. Cuddly toy made of cotton and polyester, stuffed with polyester lining. Available now for $70.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #8 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  9. Black suspenders for sale

    Handcrafted black suspenders for sale.

    Black suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders from black material with a rose motif on one side and striped cotton on the other. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #9 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  10. Orange suspenders for sale

    Handcrafted orange suspenders for sale.

    Orange suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders made of denim and orange material with a Polish floral folk design. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #10 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  11. Green suspenders for sale

    Handcrafted green suspenders for sale.

    Green suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders made of denim and green material with a mountain folk design. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #11 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  12. Felt earrings for sale

    Handcrafted felt earrings for sale.

    Felt earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: South American woolen yarn, dyed, 100% wool. Hand-worked with a needle. Pendant of anti-allergenic metal. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #12 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  13. Round ceramic earrings for sale

    Handcrafted round ceramic earrings for sale.

    Round ceramic earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: Glazed ceramics, hand-molded. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #13 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  14. Oblong ceramic earrings for sale

    Handcrafted oblong ceramic earrings for sale.

    Oblong ceramic earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: Glazed ceramics, hand-molded. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #14 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  15. 'Coral' necklace for sale

    Handcrafted 'coral' necklace for sale.

    Corals by Sylwia. Pointer

    Necklace made ​​of cotton pieces with organdy and decorated with beads, suspended on cotton strings. Can be worn as a necklace, as a brooch or as a belt tied at the side. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #15 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

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