"Guari" by Charlotte Smith is stunning! The bowl alone has a diameter of 16.25" and height of 4.5" Add in the scallops and it increases to 18.75" X 5.5." I am deeply honored to own this.
Guari's name means "bowl shaped basket without a lid" in the Tarahumara language. It has won the following awards:
2000 Craftadventure 2000, Fine Artistry in Fabric and Fiber: Best of Show, First Place in Basketry, a special award from Connecticut Cane and Reed Co.
2001 Basketry - A Cultural Bridge, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ
2001 A Celebration of Creativity, Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, WI
Galex 36, Galesburg Civic Art Center, Galesburg, IL: Fiber
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"COILED ART WITH PINE NEEDLES-REVISED EDITION" This book is for beginners as well as experienced coilers who want to learn more. It includes all the original Coiled Art text, including Basics for Beginners, the stitch glossary, lids, inserts, handles, loops, beading, shaping, everything. Booklet: $10.50 includes shipping. How to order.
"COILED ART WITH PINE NEEDLES AND RAFFIA" Covers everything from beginner to most advanced techniques. Very thorough and complete. Compilation of my original publications plus more. Many illustrations. Booklet: SOLD OUT - no longer available. Purchase "Revised" instead..
"BIRCH BARK QUILL BOX PRIMER" All the basics thoroughly explained, with illustrations and templates. Booklet: $6.50 includes shipping. How to order.
GORGEOUS BASKET JEWELRY: Gemstones in gold filled settings for your coiled baskets. Prices vary. How to order.
Iris Teneriffe Pattern: Explanation and diagrams for weaving the iris. How to order.
Illustrated coiling pattern: $4.00 includes shipping. How to order.
Lake Superior Agate Inserts - click for pricing. Agate photos and information.
Various Gemstone and Mineral Inserts - click for pricing. Gemstone and mineral photos and information.
Reed and Coiled Basket Patterns: Various patterns for reed and coiled baskets. How to order.
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