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Earthstar Arts

What is eco-assemblage art?
It’s ecologically-minded art created from an assemblage of odds and ends. From bits of nature, reused and recycled materials, unwanted and broken scraps. From things collected for no other reason than that they reach out, touch the soul of the artist, and plead to be made use of. Art that, by creating beauty from what has been discarded, demonstrates environmental consciousness and an inspired adherence to the universal law “Thou shalt not waste!”

Other names that you may encounter to describe this type of phenomenon are "trash to treasure" and "upcycling" and "objet trouvé". It all has the same flavor of being environmentally conscious/friendly.

Earthstar Arts are individually handcrafted 2D and 3D works of eco-assemblage art that use rescued or recycled materials. Fallen branches, beachfront stones, discarded scraps of fur, outgrown toys, pieces of broken jewelry and hardware, patches of carpeting, snippets of multicolored wire, remnants of cloth, thread, cord, and yarn...many a strange and wonderful thing has found its way into a work of Earthstar art.

In the past, Earthstar Arts have sold mainly through local brick-&-mortar outlets. And to be honest, we’re nearly sold out at the moment. But stay tuned, because we’re gearing up to produce a new batch of unique pieces. When they’re ready, you’ll see them pictured here.

Earthstar Arts Gallery
Click here to see what’s already available, and check back periodically for further additions.

Special Invitation
Are you a pack rat who saves useless things because “there’s gotta be something I can do with this”? Are you an amateur artist who uses the things you collect to create assemblage art as a hobby...for the love of it? Do you have a few arts/crafts pieces you’d like to offer for sale?

If you'd like to explore the possibility of being an Earthstar Arts Affiliate, please email us.

ADDED IN DECEMBER

* Just a reminder: You may want to back up to the last of Lucki's blog entries that you remember & start from there. Especially if you haven't read her response to the Baha'i Blogging Challenge.
* Then this month there's her heartfelt, maybe even heartwrenching, entry on saying goodbye to someone important to her.
* To say nothing of brushing away some Pizza Crumbs.
* Her Vancouver Island trip report (here to here) will continue next year, as will more rants on ads, & the new Aphorisms & Memes blog.
* And remember that the Amazon Buy-It-Now feature stopped functioning for us, so just ignore the Buy It Now buttons and page. The Books Catalog Order It Now buttons still work. Especially the one for this biggie.

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F E A T U R E D   I T E M S

FEATURE 1

TWIGS OF A FAMILY TREE

speaks to everyone who yearns to hold meaningful conversations--with others or internally--about our society's biggest "forbidden" topics: politics, race, religion, and sex. It speaks of struggle and growth, craving and recovery, chasms and bridges, crisis and victory, love and faith. It speaks our truth.

Order here.


FEATURE 2

SCALE MAIL ORNAMENTS

These colorful and exquisite flowers and stars are also
great decorations and gifts for
Christmas & the Bicentennary.

Find this handcrafted item
here.


Remember, you can use PAYPAL
for many of our products.


What You Say...

...about Twigs of a Family Tree
  Congratulations on the completion of such a milestone project, Lucki.
-- Keith Hamilton Cobb, New York

...about Gallifreyan Quote Patches
   I own a patch...It looks great!...I think they're all fantastic.
-- Loren Sherman, Massachusetts

  Looks great. I really appreciate the thought you put into it. It's perfect.
-- Vivian Alvarez, Georgia

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