Michelle Arensberg's Profile
Since I was a child I have loved to collect and hold the small, the marvelous, the overlooked things of this world. Marbles...stamps...shells from the beaches of Portugal, pebbles from the rivers of Oregon, colorful seeds from Belize, amber from the shores of Latvia...I love bringing these beauties of the world into my home, heart, and hands. And I love that they are, for the most part, accessible to anyone.
Vintage and antique buttons are my newest love, and they too are found by careful looking and handling, through a long, dreamy and mesmerizing process of selecting from hundreds the few that really shine. You don't know what you are going to find. You don't know if you'll ever see one like it again. Like colorful stones, stamps and shells, they look like something fit for royalty, yet can be worn and enjoyed by the rest of us common folk. And like the stones, stamps and shells they too have…
- Joined December 11, 2010