Vancouver, B.C. clay artist creating functional & sculptural work.

Cat hair jewelry? Fur and steel make the “purrfect” combination

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Found this post and just had to share. Inspiring, yes?!

Originally posted on What Inspires Your Art?:

Flora Davis and her cat, Gaia, are business partners. Let me explain. One day, Flora was brushing Gaia’s hair and had the brilliant idea to turn all the shedding fur into something useful. The result? Cat hair jewelry. You read that right: cat hair jewelry. As Flora puts it, her business involves “loving cats, loving metals, and combining them into artistic expressions of my love for both.”

I know you’re dying to learn more, so we’ll hear from Flora about what inspires her unique art, and the full story of how her product came about. Read on, or go directly to her blog or Etsy store.

Here are some of her exquisite pieces:

Spirally Haze

Flora’s two cents

My creative process starts with an urge, a knowing, a desire to create something. I literally sleep on…

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2 responses

  1. Very original! I have been hoarding dog hair in bags for ages thinking….”one day””’LOL!

    May 20, 2014 at 8:39 pm

    • I love this stuff and the whole idea of it. Do it Dana and don’t you dare put if in your “one day” pile!

      May 21, 2014 at 7:52 am

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