Posts Tagged ‘ american craft ’

collectible

March 30, 2011

while at the museum of craft and folk art a few weekends ago, this cover of american craft, with the the knotted rope and urchin spine necklaces, called my name from the pile of sale magazines. the cover story features fiber artist kay sekimachi and her foray into jewelry using her collection of beachcombed...
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shaker sh-shaker

December 2, 2009

i’ve been reading more about the history of craft in america (very very very interesting!!!) and came across the shakers. known for their piety, hard work, communal living, and simple life. they were also famed for their ladder-backed chairs, incredible skill in furniture-making and their simple, humble design aesthetic. here are some fantastic shaker...
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