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Tigerlilly: Preserved Botanical Jewelry

Allison Fomich creates stunning jewelry using metals like bronze, copper, sterling silver, using specimens from nature.  I discovered the beauty of her work during Artscape in Baltimore.  33 more words

USA

Jeanette Zeis Ceramics

Whenever looking for something to add to my home, I always try to find a handmade option.

My favourite ceramic piece came from Jeanette Zeis in Portland Oregon, a full-time potter since 2008. 47 more words

USA

A Distinct Lack of Passion

I think one of the things that I have struggled with is finding passion in something. And I don’t think I’m alone. In particular, there is a considerable number of people in my generation or younger (born 1980’s or later), struggling with self identity, struggling to find purpose. 742 more words

BOAT BUILDING IN MANDAVI INDIA

While in India last year, I came across boatbuilding in MANDVI Gujarati.

Craftsmenship

GREEN WOOD WOODWORKING

I started my exploration into green wood woodworking a few years back. Here are accumulated works of art in greenwood.

Craftsmenship

Drabble does ornament

I’m close to the end of Margaret Drabble’s The Ice Age. I posted a short while ago some passages on the attitudes of developers in postwar Britain (“ 324 more words

Architecture