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Andrew Thornton
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Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer
Artist, Writer, Jewelry Designer

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Deeper Roots...
When I was growing up, we didn't have a lot of money and there were problems at home. Books were one of my safe places. In them, I could escape any trouble and let my imagination run wild. Reading was a gift that helped me better myself.  I found my wings i...

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Broken Things...
I've always had a soft spot for broken things – the things that get left behind, discarded, or passed over.  And it's not just with things either.  Some of my favorite people were the ones that were last in line, never picked first, and have known great har...

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Music to Make To: How I Learned to See in the Dark...
A map of the heart often reveals a moody landscape, studded with shadowy regions.   Chris Pureka explores this darker terrain with her rhythmic acoustic guitar strumming and haunting voice. Her smoky crooning is punctuated by passionate wavering notes, alte...

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Music to Make To: Servant of Love...
What is love, but a mix of emotions?  Sometimes fearsome, sometimes nostalgic... Patty Griffin 's album is like that.  She dives into rocking tunes that call the listener to stomp their feet and shake their fists, and delivers melodic contemplations of hate...

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Music to Make To: Tracy Chapman...
The first time that I heard music from this self-titled album, we were (coincidentally) driving in a fast car. Fast Car was playing on the radio and after it had finished, I was blown away.  "Who was that?"  I wasn't used to music with deep, social awarenes...

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Music to Make To: Revelling/Reckoning...
The first time I heard this album, I didn't know what to think.  It was different from the earlier Ani Difranco music that I had already loved.  But the more that I listened to it, I appreciated the great breathe and diversity of the artist.  The album cont...

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Polymer Clay Daily Blog...
If you're not already acquainted with the Polymer Clay Daily blog , you should be!   Cynthia Tinapple , an amazing talented polymer clay artist and blogger, does a marvelous job covering the polymer clay world and has been doing so for over twelve years!  T...

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Marching Baby Dragon...
Pussyhat Project Baby Dragon by Andrew Thornton.  SOLD I won't be able to march on Saturday, but I wanted to show my support for the Women's March on Washington (and other major cities) and the Pussyhat Project .  I believe that women's rights are equal rig...

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Kiva...
We know firsthand the power a little help can offer.  Over the course of our business, we have received so much support and encouragement.  We are profoundly grateful and wanted to give back and help spread the positive energy!  We joined Kiva to do just th...

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Wings of Fate and Destiny...
When I was younger, I was blissfully unaware of death.  I felt immortal.  I hadn't really lost anyone who was close to me and while I understood the concept of death, it always seemed at a distance.  But as time progressed, my own body betrayed me and my ci...
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