These charming and beautiful aprons, which were recently part of an exhibition in Australia, are traditionally woven and worn on special occasions by generations of Macedonian women. The powerful juxtaposition of colors, patterns, and materials tell the stories of their lives, villages and traditions. If you’re interested, you can click here to read some of the touching stories that accompany each apron. Thanks for the tip, Simone!
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Bottle Cap House
Olga Kostina has turned her modest home, in the rural town of Kamarchaga in the Siberian taiga, into quite the landmark. Inspired by traditional macrame motifs, the Russian pensioner has individually nailed over 30,000 plastic bottle caps to create pixelated patterns. She’s […]