Thursday, May 23, 2024

Made on MVY

Made on MVY: Heather Smith’s sea glass scenes

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The time-honored tradition of combing for beach glass on Martha’s Vineyard doesn’t always yield a treasure. And if you’re lucky enough to find it, then what? Last year, artist and Island native Heather Smith was...

Craftsman Clay Edwards’ copper work sure does look a lot like art

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The world premier of Edwards Copper Art takes place on Father's Day, Sunday, June 21, at the Vineyard Artisans Festival at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury. A fitting day, when you think about it,...

Carry on: Nantucket baskets, made on MVY

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Baskets were first made on Nantucket by Native Americans of the Wampanoag nation. It is believed they inspired the crew members of the lightship stationed on the Nantucket Shoals to create their own version...

Heather Thurber and the Art of Ayurveda

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Ayurveda: noun. 1. One of the world's oldest holistic (whole-body) healing systems. It was developed thousands of years ago in India. It is based on the belief that health and wellness depend on a...

Made on MVY: Chris Brooks’ Wooden Totes

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Chris Brooks, a former editor at the Boston Globe, works at LeRoux at Home, and makes useful things from wood in his basement at home in West Tisbury. I wanted to make something for each...

A new location and a new season of quality design for Stina Sayre

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“European-style clothing for adventurous women” is how Stina Sayre describes her design line. Ms. Sayre has been creating and selling women's clothing for 25 years. A native of Sweden, the designer was a windsurfing...

Craftsman Clay Edwards’ copper work sure does look a lot like art

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The world premier of Edwards Copper Art takes place on Father's Day, Sunday, June 21, at the Vineyard Artisans Festival at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury. A fitting day, when you think about it,...

David Joyce: Part PhotoChef, part Chesca’s chef

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Right around this time each year David Joyce, chef and co-owner of Chesca’s in Edgartown, starts spending less and less time behind the camera, and more and more time focused on the restaurant he...

The creative life of a decoy maker

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For Charlie Davis, each new wooden bird was a chance to perfect his process.

Wielding “Big Giant Swords” in West Tisbury

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Island swordmaker Michael Caughwell is featured on a new Discovery Channel show.

Martha’s Vineyard foodie holiday gift guide

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Bring a taste of the Vineyard home to your loved ones.

Made on MVY: Angela on a mission

New Islander finds treasures by shopping local.

Made on MVY: The Local Art of Going Global

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Five Martha’s Vineyard artisans who use Etsy to expand their winter business.

Made on MVY: Shop local

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Gifts made only on Martha’s Vineyard.