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Red Blanket, Blue Bowl, Wrench

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About this project

These pieces explore the materials essences of objects through repair - commonalities and differences in what we use to repair our things. 

The protective elements of tin on a wool blanket, glass beads in a glazed bowl, and the wrench part - as yet unmended,


beading, bowl, blanket, material essences, materials, repairing, mending


Conceptual, Metal work, Textiles, Ceramics, Pottery


Ceramics, Glass, Textiles, Metal, Mixed Media
Red Blanket
Photographer: Bridget Harvey
This blanket provided warmth and protection to the user. After moths attacked it, I fixed it with recycled tin patches, mimicking the protectiveness of the blanket with this material juxtaposition.
Blue Bowl
Photographer: Bridget Harvey
Hand beaded insert of glass beads, repairing and extending the bowl

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