Thomas & Patricia Bauman / Matrix DesignsIn our Ridgelines series we use traditional jewelry making techniques to explore the timeless contours and patterns of the Appalachian...
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Born and raised in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of western North Carolina, I have 200 years of mountain heritage teeming in my blood. In Girl Scouts my small troop learned how to make ole timey corn shuck dolls. Some 40 years later I still create the simple traditional corn shuck dolls of my grandmother. I also construct elaborate detailed ones that tell stories and evoke emotional responses to the viewer.