Tuesday, 14 October 2008

Shaking it with Katie Jacobs

Visitors to CVHQ may remember Katie Jacob's beautifully-made Gouldian Finch salt & pepper shakers that were part of the In The Making exhibition in August. For those of you who aren't fans of the Erythrura Gouldiae, you'll be glad to know that Katie's S&P shakers now come in other shapes. Behold! The banana:

Coasting along the top shelf we have Port Jackson sharks, and on the bottom shelf lives The Little Blue Penguins and a couple of Saltwater Crocodiles. Hmm, we don't envy the little penguins' position - sandwiched between two predators! It's a good thing the only damage these animals are going to cause will be sleepless nights debating over which pair to get...

From left to right is the Australian Sea Lion, followed by the Eastern Quoll and the Common Wombat and personal favourite, the Gouldian Finch. On the bottom shelf we have Katie's personal favourite, Jesus and Mary, and next to it - some very a-peel-ing bananas (groan!).

It is a most excellent showcase of Katie's new work. Our windows are on display 24 hours a day, seven days a week which means you can come down to appreciate these shakers in their kitsch glory at any time! Which must be fabulous news for all you hardworking people of the world. Also, for any of you who missed it, do have a look at this Introducing post featuring Katie that we posted not too long ago.


Brydie Dyson said...

These are fantastic! Can we know the price range she's selling them for? {christmas ideas beginning to form}

Craft Victoria said...

Each pair is $195 and all of them (apart from the bananas and Jesus & Mary) are part of a limited edition of 20.

It's never too early to start preparing for Christmas!