Vanessa Ryerse's Profile
I've always loved old dishes....even those that are not perfect. ESPECIALLY those that aren't perfect. A few years ago, I started making mosaics from the chipped and cracked things I had found stocking my other shop TheClassicButterfly.etsy.com. I practiced for a long time realizing I had opened a door to a whole new realm as a maker and creator. Now I'm ready to show the world the creativity that's been inside me for as long as I can remember.
Making mosaics is NOT a way for me to make a quick and easy buck. I can think of a hundred easier, cleaner, less complicated products. But, making mosaics is redemptive, spiritual, therapeutic. I rarely make the same design twice. Each piece holds all that I have learned about antiques in the last 10 years, all the skill I have learned from practicing cutting and piecing for five years, and my entire worldview and philosophy:…
- Born on November 7
- Joined July 24, 2008