Oyster Love

I love Oysters! I don’t remember when I ate my first one but I think it was in my early twenties. For a Cape Cod girl I was a late bloomer! Now they are a favorite. Especially raw, straight up! So I had to design an Oyster Platter to cradle the little beauties. Oysters get a raw ( no pun intended) deal in the shellfish/ seafood world. They are so craggy and ugly from the outside. But inside the shell is beautiful! All smooth, shiny  and with that beautiful little purple spot. And the Oyster itself is just perfection. All creamy, cool and salty. A taste of the ocean! Pearl or no pearl a thing of beauty. I hope my platter design does them justice!SJH_6131OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Red Carpet Entrance

This piece started with an idea that was inspired by a small pitcher made of brass. When my Mother passed away I inherited it.  I have no idea where it came from but I have always been drawn to its shape. I set out to make my own version in clay. It took on a life of it’s own resembling the brass version perhaps only in essence. After it came out of the kiln I noticed it had “attitude”. It seemed to take on a feminine persona. “She” had grace with an attitude! So in this season of the Oscars, I think she is striking a pose on the famous Red Carpet!SJH_6122

My new shop on etsy

I am so excited to have entered into the world of “etsy” at etsy.com/shop/hheaslip. For awhile, I have been trying to figure out how to keep working in clay because of physical limitations. I have found that I can make small items and have designed some clay pendants that I am really excited about. I am also designing a line of custom made wedding cake toppers and tops for all special occasions.

Designs in clay

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