Monthly Archives: May 2011

Clay, ceramics, and camaradery

It was so wonderful today to be in the company of five friends with whom I have worked in the clay studio for some time. I had not seen them for one month and two days! Many studies and stats … Continue reading

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The greenhouse is done!

I overdid it a bit yesterday, so stay tuned for “Gold and silver leaf on ceramics, Part 2” am working on it and soon soon… In the meantime, I want to show you our finished greenhouse! (We still have a … Continue reading

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Gold and silver leaf on ceramics, Part 1

The first time I saw gold and silver leaf was in the mid-1970s, as the guest-of-honor at a dinner held in the home of a South Asian gem stone dealer and archaeologist. When the dinner was served, it took my … Continue reading

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Clay mushrooms as garden art

Last year, I made my first mushroom, an amanita muscaria, reminiscent of life in Germany, where it is considered good luck. Each Christmas, I get out my little collection of the red and white mushrooms and put them on our … Continue reading

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