Time and time again, people chase after perfection. The artist has been told to strive towards it, while failing. Rather, she has become herself: imperfect, but unique. There are many imperfections in life, but that makes it worthwhile. In her Mokume Gane practice she experienced failures, regrets, and other emotions. Every billet she makes is imperfect, but it is this imperfection that gives them a beautiful, unique and unrepeatable personality.