These dramatic beauties were a custom order from France. very exciting! I'm officially internationally represented! My last 4 orders have been from Australia, Sweden, UK, and France, respectively. That's weird - maybe no big bad recession over there?
I'm hoping she'll take a pic of herself in front of something very French like this:
these pics are from Pia Jane Bijkerk's new book Paris: Made by Hand. (via the amazing sfgirlbybay)
On to my Australia buyer, she was the sister of a friend and she literally bought the earrings out of my ears. AND she's a crafter herself (as well as an "featured" extra in the new bad Nicholas Cage movie!)
She was featured in this great book on up-and-coming Melbourne designers, Handmade Melbourne.
Her hats totally remind me of these guys:
and these awesome rugs.
I love that a lehigh valley girl is making Incan and Persian inspired crafts in Australia and I'm blogging about it in Virginville. small world!