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Aidan Rooney: Reliquary (after Ida Faubert)

Here, in a small rosewood box
lined with silver satin,
your locket still attached
to a closed gold chain.

November 19, 2021 · 4 Comments

Video: Mexican Handcraft Masters | Lacquer, Gold and Cane

Mario Agustín crafts religious icons and lavishly adorned plates from local plants, soil, insects and cow urine to create unique materials and brilliant pigments, his crafts combine indigenous techniques dating back as far as 500 BCE with methods from the colonial era to create distinctly Mexican works of art.

April 10, 2021 · 1 Comment

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