Zawāl is “passing”, in the sense of disappearing, ending, of the transience of all things.
This is the third piece in this series pondering the ending of a world and what may emerge from the ashes. After completion, the piece was left exposed so the silver leaf tarnished over several months, darkening till it almost faded into the background. But the gold dots, originally hard to see, are not touched by decay and stand out all the more for it.
Below is the piece right after it was made, before the silver started to tarnish.