Information about me and some thoughts about the significations of crafts today and in past times. I work mostly in silver, making jewels in various styles and techniques including filigree. My second interest is textile and there knitting, embroidery and making rya rugs are my favourites. My intention is to be inspirational and to give new ideas. I would be very glad to come in contact with others wherever you are who share my interests. Don’t hesitate to comment!
I have always admired skilled craftsmen and women. An early childhood memory is when I could stand for hours looking at the glassblowers at the glasswork in Skansen (an open air museum in Stockholm) totally mesmerized by the exciting process of making glassware. Crafts unite people over time and space. Tools and methods have sustained…
My name is Susanne Ekblad and I live in a suburb close to Stockholm in Sweden. Newly retired from a long working life and with grown up children I have plenty of time to spend on my hobby: making crafts.