Kristy Edmonds - Kreb's Profile

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There is simply something special about using handmade things in our daily lives. Lovingly & carefully crafted pots seem to exude a kind of warmth that draws us in and enriches our lives. Because I so love using pots that do this for me, I am drawn to make pots that will do this for others. Slowly sipping my morning tea, I find that it just tastes better, feels better out of a hand made mug. The way a particular mug feels in your hand, like it must have been made just for you. These are just a few reasons that I make pots. The ceramic creation process is also alluring. Responsive soft clay, texture, design, purpose, form. Often, I'll have an conception in my head only to bend to the will of the clay. I've learned to listen to the clay and mostly let it become what it wants to become. Making pots is my true hearts calling. Fun, exciting, rewarding, fulfilling and sometimes long, laborious, difficult and defeating. I'll take…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 25
  • Joined February 14, 2012

Favorite materials

Clay, Leather, Glass, Wood, Stone, Wool, Copper, Silver, Light, Sound

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About

There is simply something special about using handmade things in our daily lives. Lovingly & carefully crafted pots seem to exude a kind of warmth that draws us in and enriches our lives. Because I so love using pots that do this for me, I am drawn to make pots that will do this for others. Slowly sipping my morning tea, I find that it just tastes better, feels better out of a hand made mug. The way a particular mug feels in your hand, like it must have been made just for you. These are just a few reasons that I make pots. The ceramic creation process is also alluring. Responsive soft clay, texture, design, purpose, form. Often, I'll have an conception in my head only to bend to the will of the clay. I've learned to listen to the clay and mostly let it become what it wants to become. Making pots is my true hearts calling. Fun, exciting, rewarding, fulfilling and sometimes long, laborious, difficult and defeating. I'll take it all. I am grateful, so grateful for the opportunity to make pots that people bring into their homes, and into their lives.

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