Tiny Twig Shawl Stick by Jul Designs
Made Fair Trade in Indonesia
White bronze, 5.25" long
The Tiny Twig Lace Stick is delicate and light, hand cast and polished by skilled artisans.
The first stick in the Twig genre was the Twig Shawl Stick. The Tiny Twig came along more than a year later. Like the Twig Shawl Stick, I looked for this twig over many walks along the Patapsco up river from my house. The Twig Shawl Stick I found along the Patuxent. The Tiny Twig I found along the Patapsco, another of the Chesapeake Bay's tributary rivers and one that flows right in front of my house in Oella, another textile mill town. Indeed, my modest home was originally built for mill workers employed in the mill up the road, which has recently been turned into luxury apartments. On my weekend walks along the Patapsco with the dog I looked for the perfect little 'y'-shaped branch that was just asymmetrical enough to make it interesting -- balanced but not too balanced. I looked in winter when it is easiest to see the shapes of branches. I love the moody muted tones of wintry landscapes and finally found this twig in Alberton, an abandoned and disappeared mill town accessible by an old road over which the trees gracefully arch and next to which flows the river, slow as molasses and the color of whiskey.
Mountain Sheep Shawl Stick Handmade Fair Trade in Indonesia, White Brass 4.25 inches long The Mountain Sheep is an elegant beast, rendered to be close to realistic but not quite; e...
Out of Stock
Baroque Beetle Pin from Jul Designs Hand made Fair Trade in Indonesia 3 inches long by 1 inch wide Click HERE for a YouTube video demonstration on how to use...
Runa Penannular Brooch Handmade Fair Trade in Indonesia Inside diameter: 1 1/8 inches Outside diameter: 1.25 inches Stick length: 3 inches This beautiful penannular brooch is inspired by Norse designs...