Kether Axelrod's Profile

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I have an obsession. I love to recycle. Nothing makes me happier that turning things into other things. My newest delight is antique hardware from the Victorian and Craftsman eras. Burningman, Renaissance Faire and the Steampunk fashion scene have been a big influence.

I love leather, chainmail, brass hardware fixtures and rivets. I never use a sewing machine because I love the old world ways of fabrication. I also love pounding metal with a hammer. There's something primal and earthy about the process that takes me back in time.

I also love the hunt for treasures. My materials ALWAYS dictate what I create, so finding something unique is the start of my creative process. I let the leather and metal take the lead, and I just follow…

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  • Joined December 10, 2010

Favorite materials

leather, chainmail, antique brass hardware fixtures, chains, silver

About

I have an obsession. I love to recycle. Nothing makes me happier that turning things into other things. My newest delight is antique hardware from the Victorian and Craftsman eras. Burningman, Renaissance Faire and the Steampunk fashion scene have been a big influence.

I love leather, chainmail, brass hardware fixtures and rivets. I never use a sewing machine because I love the old world ways of fabrication. I also love pounding metal with a hammer. There's something primal and earthy about the process that takes me back in time.

I also love the hunt for treasures. My materials ALWAYS dictate what I create, so finding something unique is the start of my creative process. I let the leather and metal take the lead, and I just follow.




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