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‘Bleeding’ Hearts

Artist Jo LaFalce completed “The ‘Beading’ Hearts of Adams Street” with funding provided by the Natick Cultural Council. The top heart consists of glued-on crystals (too many to count!).  The middle heart contains 957 multi-colored beads of different shapes/sizes.  And the bottom rainbow heart contains 3,714 pony beads. The “Beading” Hearts took almost one year to create, and Jo says it was a labor of love for her and hopes that it makes people smile!


The “Beading” Hearts of Adams Street

The “Beading” Hearts of Adams Street is the newest public art installation on Adams Street in Natick Center, and is the creation of Jo LaFalce who received a grant from the Natick Cultural Council.  
The project consists of three large 30”x32” hearts installed in a 9-foot-high brick archway on the back of the Fair and Yeager building.  
One heart is decorated with vertical rows of 957 multi-colored beads of different shapes and sizes.  
The second heart is entirely covered with sparkling crystals (too many to count!) of different colors, sizes and shapes.  
The third “rainbow” heart is made up of 3,714 tightly-strung pony beads in the color of a rainbow.  
All three hearts make for a delightful and eye-catching display of spectacular colors!