I was told they were traded for two pairs of Levis around twenty years ago. Handmade African spears from two different tribes. They are very sharp. The spear is in two pieces and is balanced beautifully.
Monthly Archives: April 2012
Chinese foot binding shoes were used up to the early 20th century. These pair were unusual for their western style and middle class appearance. They ARE somewhat creepy, but it just adds to the appeal for me. They are well worn.
You can see this being made on” The making of a Florence leather box” on youtube. Old world Italian craftsmen forming leather around a block of wood. One of my favorite finds.
Heavy mill stone or anchor. Not sure of it’s former use. Now it’s a great sculpture, mounted by James DeMartis on a steel base. There’s a pin in the stone connected to the base.