Category Archives: Art & Artifacts

Digging the Dog Tooth Beads

I bought this strand of “beads” in 1997 at the Sapto Hudoyo gallery in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Yogya was smaller and more old-fashioned than Jakarta, which thrilled me. I had been reading The Year of Living Dangerously since we’d arrived. The story takes … Continue reading

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Asyut Embroidery from Kitty Mom

Today’s entry: http://madinpursuit.com/collections/Textile/textile_embroidery-asyut.html

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Molas of the Kuna People (San Blas Islands, Panamá)

Today’s entry: http://madinpursuit.com/collections/Textile/textile_Panama-Mola.html

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Capturing Images from Victorian Daguerreotype Jewelry

Today’s entry: http://madinpursuit.com/Tutorials/DagPhotos/DagPhotos.html

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Victorian Mourning Locket

Today’s thoughts here: http://madinpursuit.com/collections/Jewelry/jewelry_0001_locket.html

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The Origin of “Cool”

Today’s entry: http://madinpursuit.com/Journal2013/20130810.html

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Collector’s Apprentices: 20 Days in July

Today’s summary of the month of July: http://madinpursuit.com/Journal2013/20130728.html

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Connecting Cultures: Eyes and Ears

Today’s entry: http://www.madinpursuit.com/collections/AfricanArt/Yoruba_03.html

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Connecting Cultures: Searching for Yoruba Roots in America

Today’s entry: http://madinpursuit.com/collections/AfricanArt/Yoruba_01.html

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Reconnaissance Mission, 1917 (The Gilbert S. Dey Archive)

Today’s story: http://madinpursuit.com/Journal2013/20130713.html

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