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Elegance from Nature, Beauty through Kindness

You might ask: what does, Elegance from Nature, Beauty through Kindness mean? Well, to begin with, it is the mission statement for The Lesser Bear. The simple answer is that the beautiful colors that I make come from plant based dyes, which are often grown locally, or even foraged in my neighborhood, and of course, silk is a natural fiber. The second half of the mission statement means that I am dedicated to kindness. My mom raised me with the saying, "Pretty is as pretty does", which might sound trivial, but I truly believe that there is no greater beauty in life than kindness, and there is nothing uglier than cruelty.  I strive for kindness to the community and my customers....

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