Posts Tagged ‘ collecting ’

BIG MOVES: A Farewell Pop-Up at Mercy Vintage Now!

December 4, 2012
mercy flyer 700

guess what, guys…?! i am ¡MOVING TO MEXICO! it’s been a crazy year for BIG THINGS and i want to invite you to one last “hurrah” before i head south for school & adventures. join me at my favorite east bay vintage shop MERCY VINTAGE NOW! this saturday, december 8, 2012 from 4-8 pm 4188 piedmont in...
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dirt chronicles: part 8

August 23, 2011
sand1930s

even though sand isn’t dirt…this post still belongs in the dirt chronicles because you know what? sand is kind of like dirt. there are a lot of dedicated sand collectors out there and they deserve some love! sand from all over the world can be quite stunning in all the variety of shades, shapes,...
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collectible

March 30, 2011
sekimachi3

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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dirt chronicles: part 4

January 13, 2011
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thanks to a tip from cp, we can add japanese artist, koichi kurita, to our list of dirt-lovers. koichi drives around japan collecting soil samples from various areas, spending the night in his pickup truck. after drying and sifting the dirt, he arranges it lovingly into “libraries” encased in glass tubes or installs precisely-arranged-piles...
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