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You know the game where you have to say what kind of animal/plant/car someone would be? Well I never could find an animal that suited me... until my husband gave me the nickname "Waschbär", German for Racoon.

Nocturnal, clever, shy, cheeky, omnivorous, likes wearing a mask... that's me! I changed it to waschbear to reflect my dual Swiss/English nationality. (...ok, and maybe a teensy little bit because the name Waschbär was already taken...)

Since completing a course at the Arts college in Basel - or actually far earlier, ever since I can remember - I have been consumed by the urge to learn as many different crafts as possible: mosaics, weaving, spinning, sewing, knitting, woodwork, building ovens and garden sculptures....Alhough for the last decade or so, a large part of my heart and my life has been thoroughly taken over by mosaics…

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  • Born on August 27
  • Joined December 28, 2009

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china, glass, shards, jewels, glitter, broken jewelry, cracked crockery, pebbles, gems, lace, velvet, silk

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About

You know the game where you have to say what kind of animal/plant/car someone would be? Well I never could find an animal that suited me... until my husband gave me the nickname "Waschbär", German for Racoon.

Nocturnal, clever, shy, cheeky, omnivorous, likes wearing a mask... that's me! I changed it to waschbear to reflect my dual Swiss/English nationality. (...ok, and maybe a teensy little bit because the name Waschbär was already taken...)

Since completing a course at the Arts college in Basel - or actually far earlier, ever since I can remember - I have been consumed by the urge to learn as many different crafts as possible: mosaics, weaving, spinning, sewing, knitting, woodwork, building ovens and garden sculptures....Alhough for the last decade or so, a large part of my heart and my life has been thoroughly taken over by mosaics. Have a look around, maybe one of them will take your heart (or tickle your fancy), too!

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