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VALUE & VALUE’S

I am a hoarder. Not a serious, house filled to the brim kind of hoarder, but a hoarder no less.

I collect materials, tools, old jewellery, clothes, hats, bags, books. I love old tools and tool boxes. I have wooden tool boxes found at auction houses and flea markets, wooden boxes filled with tiny little bits, big […]

By | 2017-05-04T02:04:35+00:00 March 7th, 2016|

CONSUMERISM, RELIGION & COMMUNITY

IN 2010 a Forbes Magazine article by Elaine Wong noted that 250,000 new products are launched globally each year, with a typical failure rate of 85-95 %.

This was also the year Apple first launched their hugely successful iPad tablet computer.

What did you buy that year? Do you still have it and love it? How much […]

By | 2017-05-04T02:04:35+00:00 February 3rd, 2016|

SPARKLE, SPARKLE

Some of you may know that my brother has recently taken up gemstone facetting (see here for some pics), and I have promised to learn the art of stone setting in order to create beautiful works together…   of course his pile of perfectly cut treasures has been growing, and growing, and growing, and yet none have […]

By | 2017-05-04T02:04:35+00:00 November 7th, 2015|

NEW SITE, NEW BLOG, NEW STUDIO

Sketches Workbench

 

As my home is remodelled and my studio redesigned the rapid destruction of a once sacred space brings to mind the cycle of materials and the flow of life from one for […]

By | 2017-05-04T02:04:36+00:00 March 22nd, 2013|