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Making a brass container

Making a brass container
At my last metalsmithing workshop I learned to make a brass container. For much of the class I felt like all I'd achieved was making what looked like a piece of copper pipe...

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Best granola recipe

Best granola recipe
My friend Linda makes the best granola.

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Date stamp

Date stamp
This rubber date stamp gets used daily.

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This bracelet was run over by a Range Rover

This bracelet was run over by a Range Rover

The first year that I started working with my aunt, Jessica Rose, there was a retrospective exhibition of her work at Sothebys of London. One of the pieces sold during the show was a gold Bullet cuff. More than 15 years later I was contacted by the collector. Her bracelet had been run over by a Range Rover.

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Safety pins

Safety pins
These three safety pins have been sitting on the sill above my sink for weeks.

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"Many of Estyn's pieces feel like wearable sculpture and ALL are works of art. Anytime I wear something she has designed I am bound to receive compliments on my jewelry — it’s just that worthy of praise and admiration (and I feel rewarded for my fine taste!)."

- Kate Wechsler, Psychotherapist