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Glacial Clay Necklace

Made this necklace for the Alaska Native Arts Foundation for a fashion show they will soon host, possibly later this month. I rolled out a lot of small thin tiles, brushed various majolica glazes on them, stamped images onto the … Continue reading

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Heart Shaped designs

Six-inch Square Tiles, Multiglazed, Cook Inlet Glacier Clay, $75 each A former art student classmate, Shara Dorris, owns Octopus Ink (Octopusinkclothing.com), a really cool handmade useable art boutique store in Anchorage. She silk screens her own designs onto clothes and … Continue reading

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Stamps and Back of Tile

Stamps used to impress images into the back of the tile. Back of the tile: Mighell Silver Hand Artist Aug 14 2013 “Stamps: swan/fish, fish, star, fish, and fox” Cook Inlet Glacier Clay Alaska Vitrified The “Silver Hand Artist” means … Continue reading

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Four-inch Leaf Impressions

Array of four-inch leaf impressions, $30 each The names listed under the images go clockwise starting at the upper left. It was a very wet rainy weekend at the Anchorage Market yet sales were better than the week before. You … Continue reading

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Early April In the Pyrenees

Had to post one picture from our trek across Northern Spain. Now back to tile stuff. Sold tiles at the Moravian Tile Festival May 18 & 19 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and then at the 57th Street Fair June 1 & … Continue reading

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Within the 100 Km mark of Santiago on the Camino

Wish I could post pictures. The Spring country side is beautiful with a lot the trees in bloom. We have walked by apple, chestnut, and magnolias. The small villages take you back into the middle ages with their cobbled streets … Continue reading

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On the Camino de Santiago

Hello, I´ve been hiking on the Camino de Santiago across Northern Spain for the past two weeks. My Dad is doing it with me and we are going at his pace since he is 82 years old. Still we are … Continue reading

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Temporary Change

Hello, I’m going to use my tile blog to post items from a pilgrimage I’m taking with my Dad in Spain for the next five weeks. We will be hiking the Camino de Santiago. Sorry for not posting tile related … Continue reading

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Tiles Ready to Spray

Nine 4″ plant impressions, two 8″ copperplate etchings, and a bunch of cookie cutter fish with stamps and words. These bisqued fired tiles are about to be sprayed with a high calcium semimatte clear glaze. The fire schedule for a … Continue reading

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Tiles in Portugal

Tile related stuff from our vacation. Tiles are everywhere in Portugal and the largest tile museum in the world is in Lisbon. We used airline miles to get there and then the hotels were actually cheaper than anywhere in the … Continue reading

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