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A Short History of Canadian CeramicsChronicles
The art of ceramics is thousands of years old. In fact, the term “ceramic” originates from the Ancient Greek word keramos, meaning “pottery.” Producing these pieces is a slow and meticulous process. Today, we mould, throw, and fire ceramics that are as pretty as they are practical and use them for more than just special occasions.
Capturing Nature in a Jar, with Bals ProvisionsChronicles
Crystal from Bals Provision likes to create memories. By capturing the freshness of nature in small jars of jam and marinades, she offers everyone a taste of happiness that is homemade with lots of love.
A Short History of Textiles in CanadaChronicles
We've come full circle—while textile manufacturing has gone from being artisanal to industrial in just one hundred years, weaving, knitting, and spinning by hand are once again increasing in popularity.
Complete Contrasts: Anne-Marie Chagnon's Pick of Favorite PiecesChronicles
“I like to create out of contrasting materials. I let myself be inspired by the architectural side of pieces, mixing jewellery making and craftsmanship techniques.”
Fabrique 1840 Turns One!Chronicles
After only one year, 90 Canadian creators have now joined Simons' Fabrique 1840 platform. By December 2019, that number will be one hundred!