Category Archives: Botanical Art

Making my own seed bracelet

Having seen the fabulous seed jewelry by indigenous people, Bev from Jedmax seeds and other local artists I became very fascinated with seed jewelry. The origins of seed jewelry making must go way back to the beginnings of human evolution, … Continue reading

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Seeds and pods, family businesses, happy people

Going to a folk festival or a night market can be a very educational experience for a scientist, as it offers many opportunities for some right brain stimulation to balance out the predominantly left brain activity demanded by scientific endeavors. … Continue reading

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The almost lost botanical art of Wilhemina Catherine Jeffery

A trip to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens this Saturday was the most rewarding one I have ever had. There was an exhibition in the back of the gardener’s hut, which was being tended to by a volunteer, and in … Continue reading

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An appreciation of botanical art

Botanical artistry is among the most specialised of fields, which straddles both art and science. Yet, that was probably how a true appreciation of plants began – drawing, as exemplified in early rock art. Even though we may have little … Continue reading

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