Archive for May 5th, 2009

v-woolf-pocketbook-readerSome days I think my muse is Google. Especially when it leads me to things like the Virginia Woolf Pocket Book Reader.

Chris Tessnear created the altered purse with a Woolf theme. It is decorated with the writer’s image, art paper printed with a variety of text and Woolf’s last name spelled out in block-shaped beads. Three similarly decorated tags strung together with a pen, a pencil and a pair of eyeglasses are part of the piece.

Tessnear started her art career as a copy and color book artist, then took to watercolors, and now uses mixed media to create collages, altered art and altered books. Her Woolf piece was published in Somerset Studio, a stamping and paper crafting publication.

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vwiconLiterary puns are in store for those who browse this Web site to read more about the Virginia Woolf Whistle pendant.

The whistle, designed by Wendy Brandes in gold and diamonds, pops open to reveal a miniature wolf. The wolf is also available separately as a necklace in silver for $50.

Both seem to be popular with young women who are either infatuated with literary puns and/or wolves and/or unusual jewelry and/or Wendy Brandes and/or the iconic Woolf.

As one Wendy fan put it, “There really aren’t enough Woolf accessories in the world. How ’bout something inspired by Vita Sackville-West?”

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