R&D biz: bugs…

Y’all probably think that Ginger’s just skiving off, doin’ the Bali ha’i, but there’s actually method in the madness – she’s checking out pearls and butterflies (& moths!)…and plenty else besides…

moth

…with a little help from research assistant Iain…

Iain

Iain

…needless to say she’s clearly in critter heaven.

She’s even managed to get a bird fix or two…

bird fix

bird fix

bird fix

 

Ready to rock and roll…

vent

The first set of Ginger’s Vernacular Reassignment brooches are finally ready for the ATELIER page (she’s been finessing the finishes and making the pin backs.) Check ’em out – they’re so cute you just want to eat ’em…

Ginger Bottari, brooches from the Vernacular Reassignment series

Ginger Bottari, brooches from the Vernacular Reassignment series

Ginger Bottari Waspish brooch, side view

Side view of pin back (Waspish brooch)

Ginger Bottari