Etsy is an e-commerce company (like ebay) that currently limits sales to handmade items.


Etsy does lots of things like ebay. They charge Sellers a listing fee and final sale percentage (although at $.20 and 3.5% they are way below what ebay charges) and listing stays for four months, not for couple of days. There is an ebay-like feedback system, and Etsy have integrated PayPal as a payment option.

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9f4a1c9b1b231c831b031365d765260yyeTatting is the age-old art of making delicate handmade lace by looping and knotting a single cotton thread held on a small shuttle. Thought to have originated in Italy in the 16th century, it gradually made its way across Europe until, in the late 18th century, it could be found decorating all types of items from reticules to bonnets, caps and handkerchiefs. Imitation tatting can be purchased, but nothing beats the real item.

The shuttles used centuries ago were made from wood, ivory, bone, metal, or shell. They were longer than most used today and almost always highly decorated. Whether they were carved or studded with jewels, these shuttles were meant to catch the eye as the lady made her lace.


Charles Antoine Coypel (French, 1694 – 1752) «Double Portrait Presumed to Represent Francois de Jullienne (1722–1754) and His Wife (Marie Elisabeth de Sere de Rieux, 1724–1795)» 1743


1750s – Louise Elisabeth and Philip with their children Ferdinand and Marie Louise by Giuseppe Baldrighi


Pietro Rotari (1707–1762) Portrait of Marie Kunigunde of Saxony (1740-1826), Abbess of Thorn and Essen, daughter of Augustus III of Poland, circa 1755

Tatting knowledge was passed along from person to person. In time, patterns were printed in popular magazines and books. These days tatting is back to fashion in old and new way as a doilies, collars and jewelry.




I learned frivolite technique more than 20 years ago and came back to lace making just several years ago.

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Frivolite/Tatting tools:


Crochet hook

download (22)If you’re still unsure about how you’re going to spoil your Mom, don’t stress, you have time to figure it out…

Every Mother’s Day (May 13th, 2018), you have the opportunity to tell your mom how special she is with a unique Mother’s Day gift. Please visit my little shop where you might find something special.



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collar I am just addicted to tatting/frivolite. Last  week I was in a mood for something RED. I think it went well.

I am trying to keep hands busy in front of TV- otherwise I’ll eat something:)

Very recommend to add tatting to the diet program. It’s really helps!

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Etsy is the ideal marketplace for artists to sell their hand-made goods and for buyers to get unique product.
Visit the site and find what you like 🙂


Back to Etsy!

May 5, 2011

After long break I decided to go back to Etsy and continue to sell my paintings and jewelry. Please visit my Etsy Store. Any comments and suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.


Swarovski Blue Topaz & Blk Diamonds Croshet Necklace on clear strings

Swarovski Blue Topaz & Blk Diamonds Croshet Necklace on clear strings

Tourmaline w/ Pearls 17-19`` Crochet Necklace on clear strings

Tourmaline w/ Pearls 17-19`` Crochet Necklace on clear strings

Real face of Jesus?

March 31, 2010

I saw today on the news the episode about Real Face of Jesus. They were featuring the work of computer artist who recreated the face of Jesus in 3D based on the Shroud of Turin. The Shroud of Turin is a linen cloth many people believe wrapped the body of Jesus after the crucifixion. I think it’s unreal to get the face from that cloth.

I have one painting and can name it The Face of Jesus as well.

Here we are – what do you think?


Couple month ago I read in Vogue the article about Mary Reid Kelley and her stylized black-and-white video ‘Sadie, the Saddest Sadist’. There was a photo of girl-Sadie- with her blackened eyes, white painted face-she looked like a human marionette. It inspired me for these paintings. I have friends who scared of the image of that girl. I wish I can see the movie myself to understand Sadie better. Does she scare you?
I’m selling two paintings on Etsy

Etsy Ctafters

March 29, 2010

Etsy: Your place to buy & sell all things handmade

If you haven’t already experienced the joy that is Etsy—stop reading this post and immediately head over to visit the site right now. I discovered Etsy several years ago and since then, it’s quickly become one of my daily lunchtime clicks whenever I want to look for unique, homemade wares ranging from jewelry, clothing, vintage goods, to many other things.

I have my own store now Please visit it at any time.


eBay Store

February 11, 2010

I’m no longer with ebay- back to etsy


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