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April 30, 2012 – 10:01 pm | 2 Comments

The Straw Treasury in Zengövárkony (Hungary) is 10 years old!
“Culture cannot be inherited. The culture of our ancestors soon vanishes unless each generation obtains it for themselves” - Kodály Zoltán
In the spring of 2002 a unique …

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Exhibition of Marquetry in Paris

September 27, 2012 – 9:58 am | Comments Off

 
 
For me, marquetry is a living art, a real means of expression, far beyond mere technical skills. Yet, even nowadays, marquetry is perceived by most as a fixed and faded reflection, an image of a …

Summer Straw Oak Leaf

June 23, 2012 – 5:11 pm | One Comment
Summer Straw Oak Leaf

As Summer comes to are world heat will soon be a factor and many people will be searching for a nice shady oak to rest under for shade. So here is a fun simple project …

Straw Compact

March 27, 2012 – 1:03 pm | One Comment
Straw Compact

In the years between 1756 and 1815 thousands of French and Dutch prisoners were held in prisons from Cornwall to Scotland. So large were their numbers that some were held temporarily aboard ships docked at …