Category Archives: The Makers

A Maker’s Short Story

Handmade brass bracelet

  Mr. Octavian Lazăr is a Romanian who makes art jewellery of brass. “I make everything by hammer. I am not a jeweller, I am an artist,” he says to another customer who has stopped by his stand. I was … Read More

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Interview with Adina Grigore, Founder of S.W. Basics

Interview Adina Grigore SW Basics

  Their mission is simply this: to help people have healthier skin naturally. S.W. Basics is an all-natural, five-ingredients-or-less, sustainable (the bigger goal is to make products that contribute to supporting family farmers, small American manufacturers and value-driven partners) skincare … Read More

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Interview with Ceramist Anna Westerlund

Interview with Anna Westerlund

Anna Westerlund in her studio   Anna Westerlund Ceramics are a crafting comfort. They are artfully handmade and laced with love and mindfulness. They are imbued with a maker’s passion to create something truly unique. They are made to make … Read More

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Invitation to Tea: A Sensorial Experience

Classiq-Having Tea-A Sensorial Experience

 “There is much poetry and much feeling in a box of tea.” Ralf Waldo Emerson – Letters and social objectives.   There is a culture of food, there is a culture of coffee and there is a culture of tea. … Read More

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Emotional Jewellery

Classiq-Emotional Jewellery

  I don’t know what it is with me and jewellery lately, but I have a fast growing interest in it. I have only begun to develop this interest since I started to pay more attention to the design process, … Read More

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