Archive for February, 2009

Getting to work!

Posted in desert flower series on February 28, 2009 by tinabarkdesigns

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Making jewelry in the bustling city of Chiang Mai in Thailand, with its parades, festivals, temples, smells and noise, is a completely different experience to making jewelry in the seclusion of the arid desert of the American Southwest!
However, I wouldn’t call it peaceful here- the strength of the sun, the sharpness of the thorns jutting out from the numerous cacti, and the ferocity of the wild animals here all create an intense energy thats wrapped in the silent vastness.

Tina Bark starts her career with her Desert Flowers Line

Posted in desert flower series with tags on February 28, 2009 by tinabarkdesigns

Working in the tranquil haven of the Arizona desert, I am drawing inspiration from my surroundings. On my daily hikes through this magnificent landscape I see such immense beauty- the vast skies and purple mountains… but what really catches my eye are the Wildflowers.

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