Gourd Gallery

Black Gold Collage
Black Gold Collage

Ink-dyed gourds, dyed Carolina pine needles, fractal burning, inset prickly pear cactus fiber, cloisonne, sea grass, waxed linen and picture jasper beads

Black Gold (side)
Black Gold (side)

Ink-dyed gourds, dyed Carolina pine needles, fractal burning, inset prickly pear cactus fiber, cloisonne, sea grass, waxed linen and picture jasper beads

Black Gold (close detail)
Black Gold (close detail)

Close up of pine needle, sea grass, and bead detail in the head of the gourd

Icicle Agate Gourd
Icicle Agate Gourd

Ink dye, carving, wood burning, cloisonne and natural icicle agate stone

Green Goddess
Green Goddess

Ink-dyed tall bottle gourd, Carolina pine needles, waxed linen and dyed jade beads

Copper Mountain
Copper Mountain

Copper patina finish over carving, cloisonne, carved filigree, ink dyed and natural float copper from Michigan

Turquoise Hills
Turquoise Hills
Spiney Fern
Spiney Fern

Ink-dyed gourd, natural Carolina pine needles, waxed linen and Tibetan agate beads

Windows of Change, pyrite
Windows of Change, pyrite

Ink-dyed gourd, dyed and natural Carolina pine needles, inset prickly pear cactus fiber, carved coral feature, egg shell mosaic, wood burning, cloisonne, sea grass, waxed linen and natural pyrite (the mineral) beads

Windows of Change, close
Windows of Change, close

Close up of detail. nk-dyed gourd, dyed and natural Carolina pine needles, inset prickly pear cactus fiber, carved coral feature, egg shell mosaic, wood burning, cloisonne, sea grass, waxed linen and natural pyrite (the mineral) beads

Coral River
Coral River
Collage 1
Collage 1

Natural shed antler gourd, carved. Purple ink-dyed gourd with dyed pine needles, dyed sea grass and stone beads. Handwoven basket.

Collage 2
Collage 2

Ink-dyed gourd, Carolina pine needles, sea grass, waxed linen and bone beads. Cholla Treasure Gourd: carved cholla cactus texture, ink-dyed gourd, natural stone. Hand woven basket.

Collage 3
Collage 3

Cholla Treasure Gourd: ink-dyed gourd, carved cholla cactus fiber texture, natural pietersite stone. #2: Ink-dyed sections, carving, egg-shell mosaic, inset cactus fiber, wood burning, Carolina pine needles, sea grass, waxed linen and carved bone beads.

Purple Passion
Purple Passion

Ink-dyed gourd, inset prickly pear cactus fiber, cloisonne, dyed Carolina pine needles, stone beads

Windows of Change, turquoise
Windows of Change, turquoise

Ink-dyed base, carved coral texture, inset prickly pear cactus fiber, wood burning, cloisonne, Carolina pine needles, sea grass, waxed linen and dyed magnesite beads (turquoise)

Collage 4
Collage 4

Fractal-burned gourd, Carolina pine needles, sea grass, waxed linen and carved bone beads. Cholla Treasure gourd: ink-dyed gourd, carved cholla cactus fiber texture, red tiger's eye stone

Under the Sea
Under the Sea

Ink-dyed gourd, Carolina pine needles, sea grass, waxed linen and artisan art-glass beads

Windows of Change (tall)
Windows of Change (tall)

Ink dyed base, cloisonne, inset prickly pear cactus fiber, egg shell mosaic, carved coral texture, wood burning, Carolina pine needles (natural and dyed), sea grass, waxed linen and red bone beads

Lagoon
Lagoon

Ink dyed gourd, Carolina pine needles, waxed linen

Cholla Treasure
Cholla Treasure

Ink dyed gourd, carved cholla cactus fiber texture, natural stone

Collage 5
Collage 5
Scorched Earth
Scorched Earth

Fractal-burned gourd, Carolina pine needles, sea grass, waxed linen, carved bone beads

Collage 6
Collage 6