HANDSHAKE

Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  Exhibition  Project

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Handshake

Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  -Exhibition   Project

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Handshake

Jewellery  -Development  -Mentoring  –Exhibition  Project

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Time – A four letter word

    'Time is a created thing.To say I don't have time, is like saying I don't want to'  Lao Tzu I always seem to be wanting more time. But in reality it is the quality of time that I am striving for, as I have all the time I can have. It is how I deal with what I...
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“Don’t focus too much on…… jewellery”

"Don’t focus too much on jewellery" I hear you say? But isn’t this a blog about contemporary jewellery? Yes. It is, but there is so much more involved with “contemporary jewellery” the concepts, materials, movements and happenings around this subject, and hey… it’s ok...
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Reorganisation Reconstruction Renewal

Some favorites from my inventory into object repair from when it was a necessary act in older times, up until some present day contemporary...
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Shoreline Compositions

Shoreline compositions So after a break in the weather and a healing injury, I have been able to return to walking.  A Gorgeous weekend provided the opportunity for beach combing along Makara beach. Our oceans have never more been more colourful or clogged with the...
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Charm

Hardened leather, textile, wood, paint.  
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Spells

A collection of three spells. Material play with wood, latex, rubber, mild steel, paint....
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PRECIOUS

People forget how precious everything is. Especially life, time and nature. Unfortunately society is exploitative. Most of us are caught up in the game in some way or another. Probably fighting to escape. We will spend our entire life times releasing and healing from...
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tests

experiments,sketches and ideas taking shape

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A woman’s work?

There was a moment when a piece was waiting for its second firing but instead, was broken into several pieces. In that instant when I stared at the piece while inwardly observing the fragility of the material, the vulnerability of my process and time spent on making...
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Harakeke

I have been none stop thinking about harakeke. I finally had the opportunity presented to me to be taught by an amazing woman named Puawai. She passed onto me so much beautiful knowledge about the harakeke plant and about the traditional and sacred Maori ceremonial...
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ABOUT US

HANDSHAKE is a unique mentoring program in the art world, in which established artists spread their knowledge to less experienced artists. The “knowledge” accumulated in exchange of the relationship based on feedback is implemented in exhibitions and joint projects.

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