Tag Archives: brass

Noticed: Something Not So Shiny but New

The making of a cuff

By Regina M. Connell. I’m not sure where this comes from but I’m incredibly picky about metals and finishes. Overall, patina and texture work for me, feels easier to live with and is more straightforward to blend with what you … Continue reading

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DxV: Lue Brass

DxV: Lue Brass

Regina Connell.   Trendy as it is, I’ve never been terribly enamored of brass. Copper, yes. Steel, yes. Silver, absolutely. Gold, well of course. But brass always felt, well, cheap. But over the last year, I’ve decided to make an … Continue reading

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Noticed: The Craft of the Russian Tea Party

Reconcilliation tea set

By Peter Harris and Natalie Powell. We’d all probably know what to expect at a British tea party or Japanese tea ceremony, but what about a Russian tea party? Artist Alina Tukhvatullina’s handcrafted brass and walnut tea set transports us … Continue reading

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