Her first interest in the beauty and enigma of flowers emerged when Hagio saw the rose x-ray photo taken by Dr. Dain Tasker in 1930. It was the pivotal encounter that started her journey as a jewellery artist.
The rose whispers secretly. The transparent petals reveal the mysterious secret inside, and the outlines of the petals beautifully cross one another. Moreover, the rose alludes to numerous metaphors and enigmas.
Inspired by the x-ray photo, Hagio explores the anatomy flowers, seeking to deliver the mystic beauty and great power of flowers to empower her wearers.