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there are moments forever engraved like the name of the lovers carved on the old oaks
I'm Ana Raimundo, the maker behind fric de mentol

. before 1996
I was born on 78, I used to play flute and cavaquinho (similar to Ukulele) in a juvenile orchestra, I studied arts

. after 2001
I graduated in fine arts, I worked in a small studio of handmade tiles, painting landscapes for tourists and traditional tiles

. 2003 - 2012
I started a new journey due to my husband's job as a biology teacher, moving each year and living in different corners of Portugal
Using my hands and being self employed, the need of a portable job lead me to open an etsy shop

. 2012
Due to austerity…

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  • Female
  • Born on September 5
  • Joined March 12, 2007

Favorite materials

quality originality handmade, brain and hands

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fricdementol
modern rustic home goods

About

there are moments forever engraved like the name of the lovers carved on the old oaks
I'm Ana Raimundo, the maker behind fric de mentol

. before 1996
I was born on 78, I used to play flute and cavaquinho (similar to Ukulele) in a juvenile orchestra, I studied arts

. after 2001
I graduated in fine arts, I worked in a small studio of handmade tiles, painting landscapes for tourists and traditional tiles

. 2003 - 2012
I started a new journey due to my husband's job as a biology teacher, moving each year and living in different corners of Portugal
Using my hands and being self employed, the need of a portable job lead me to open an etsy shop

. 2012
Due to austerity measures my husband lost his job
At the same time a fire devastated the small village where my grandparents were from

Since September of that year we live happily in a remote place surrounded by mountains and xisto, embracing a new inspiring journey, growing our vegetables and aromatic herbs and planting native trees, trying to restore some life from the ashes:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fric_de_mentol/sets/72157631911264977/

. 2015
Sebastião was born on January

We still have the goal to raise a couple of Serrana goats and Pedrês chickens and to re-build the 100 years old rock home with a studio for my work



more about Fric de Mentol:
http://www.etsy.com/shop/fricdementol/about


.I have a facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/dropes.de.mentol

.I blog sometimes:
http://dropesdementol.blogspot.com/

.I have a collection of photos here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/fric_de_mentol

. life samples:
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyApIAxNpgY9IFhrDG4LmIg

.My work is featured on The New Artisans book:
http://www.thamesandhudson.com/9780500515853.html

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