Barisa — earrings

The Little Big Markets in the field Barisa will be at over winter 2014

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Lovely atmosphere, great food pretty nice way to spend a saturday from 9am until 2pm

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Re-purposing bangles and collars

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When friends decided to change from having a shop into becoming superb cafe proprietors we took some of their stock jewellery and, with their agreement, started re-purposing it to sell on our market stall ...  through here and on the Barisa page on Facebook (please go there, check it out and do us a favour by liking it!) The first adaptation we made was a feather collar... beautiful iridescent feathers but possibly neck-wear which would only have very limited appeal. We carefully deconstructed it and made it into earrings with little brass charms to add a little more 'bling'... these...

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Starting the great catch-up.

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So the lack of posts since September last year has not meant that the life for Barisa has been bland, boring and not filled with design and crafty activity. Barisa has been uber-busy creating, filling commissions and making new stock for the markets which have managed to stretch from one a month at this time last year to at least two a month now. There have also been frequent extras which are usually collaborations between The Little Big Markets... who we support... and other entities, Tauranga City Council, National Jazz Festival, Papamoa Holiday Camp... not forgetting the amazing people who invited us to...

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