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Circa Gallery Textile Exhibition

We recently had an exhibition at the Circa Gallery that ran for three weeks, it was such an invigorating experience as our products were displayed as textile art, out of the home environment they are usually seen in.  Most of our ranges were exhibited. Pieces that could be seen were the Grasses, Fern, and Euphorbia Cushions ________________________________________________________________ These Silverprint artworks are printed with the sun using real plant material. ________________________________________________________________ Blueprint panels, also created by a similar sun printing process. ________________________________________________________________ And the Evolution team. What a great experience! ________________________________________________________________

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Rapturous Ravine: The Grasses

- The Swerving Savannahs - Herewith we honour the grasslands of Southern Africa, all 847 indigenous species. This humble plant family is greatly overlooked and threatened due to development. Alan Paton describes in his book Cry Our Beloved Country (1948) "The grass is rich and matted, you cannot see the soil. It holds the rain and the mist, and they seep into the ground, feeding the streams in every kloof. It is well-tended, and not too many cattle feed upon it; not too many fires burn it, laying bare the soil. stand upon it, for the ground is holy, being even as it came from the Creator. Keep it, guard it, care for it, for it keeps men, guards men,...

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Rapturous Ravines: The Mosses Collection

- The Mosses - We fell in love with the beauty of mosses after reading Elizabeth Gilberts novel “The Signature of All Things” The main character Alma Whittakers journey into botany,exploration and desire encouraged us to explore the importance of this tiny mostly unseen hero in the biospheres around us. These incredible plants intercept,retain and slowly release water into rivers,dams and ravines. Bryophytes comprise three distinct groups and unlike flowering plants, bryophytes have poorly developed internal tubes for transporting food and water. As a result, bryophytes are small plants, often abundant in wet places. Scans of the mosses  The resulted cushion covers: 

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