Inspired by the deeper meaning attached to treasured possessions, jewelry designer and portrait photographer Monica Rich Kosann set out to chronicle the stories of such cherished belongings. Spending time with more than sixty-five intriguing personalities, celebrities, and thought leaders resulted in A Possession Obsession: What We Cherish and Why, a stunning photographic collection that transcends materialism and explores the secrets and stories behind beloved personal items.
This reoccurring column is an ongoing passion of Monica's to continue to chronicle people with what they cherish. Each month, a new person will be featured as a glimpse into A Possession Obsession.
How did you come to own your possession?
Writing musics is my possession. I dance in its presence and it captivates my imagination. Together we become one and wish to unite humanity through world music.
How do you live with your heirloom?
The same way I live with myself. Music lives within me. It is my muse.
Who in your life has most influenced your personal style and taste?
My mother, Sade. There are others. They use their divine feminine and masculine energy to restore balance. Underneath that is an unshakable fearlessness that one must acquire to fulfill their life purpose. They're all different but one of the same.
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