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What a delight to have my friend share Jay Mohler’s Ojos-de-Dios with me! This is a wonderful entry into fibers for our young art students, but Jay’s work reflects a deep exploration of this spiritual icon. Jay shares his story of discovery that goes back to 1965 when he saw them for sale in the Guadalajara marketplace; simple 2 stick versions placed in the shape of a cross, woven on both sides. He has taken the art form and created beautiful complexity and harmony in his 8 to 12 sided mandalas. This video will show you some of the work he has produced: