Continuing with a small series of tintype jewelry pieces, the most recent one is The Four Elements, composed from this old photo of an unknown group of people. The photo was not in great shape so I didn’t feel too bad about cropping it and making the image more visually accessible by turning it into… Read More the four elements: new tintype brooch
I’ve been collecting some old tintype photographs. No, they aren’t my family members, but they are beautiful objects of our past, and of someone’s beloved family. I like that the person photographed is mysterious, with an unknown narrative. If they were my family photographs, I wouldn’t have wanted to cut them up. Someone else has… Read More giotto’s angel: new tintype pendant
casa dolce casa: I found this old photo that really resonated with me because it bears some resemblance to the 1850s farm house I grew up in outside of Chicago, Illinois, in a small rural town called Plato Center. The house was built with horsehair and lathe plaster with chicken wire, wooden floor planks and… Read More casa dolce casa: home is where the heart is.