Stories


Patterns on the street

Patterns on the street
I used to live in Brooklyn. When I moved upstate to a house in the country I didn't think I'd ever again spend more than fleeting visits in New York. But things change, and I've been spending stretches of time in the city again.

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Ukraine

Ukraine
There are moments that we recognize as important even as we’re living them — there can be no doubt that the start of a pandemic or a war has huge significance. And there are moments that only show their quiet meaning over the years, as their memories reappear again and again...

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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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"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