Patina – a word much loved by antique dealers and hopeful sellers on Ebay. But is it simply just another dirty word for… well, dirt? As regular readers know, I love a good old clock. The dirtier the clock when it arrives on my workbench, the better. It is the pleasure of the challenge, ofContinue reading “A suitable case for treatment? Dishing the dirt on patina.”
Somehow, the owl is translucent, supernatural, a mirage, an apparition, yet at the same time more real than anything else I can remember.
Do we really need clocks and watches these days?
Digital displays tell you what time it is. But they don’t tell you what time it has been or what time it is going to be.
Dismantle things and will you ever manage to put them back together again? Face that worrying moment of no return.