Here are some lovely comments made about my Emerge Range.
"What an absolutely fantastic idea you have come up with, good on you for doing something great in the heartbreak that has been caused, it is a nice idea to have something like this to remember."
"Your work is so beautiful, and the Emerge line symbolizes in so many ways all the strength, resilience, and resourcefulness that has made and will continue to make Christchurch one of the world's great cities!"
"I think your idea of turning silt into pottery is absolutely fantastic!"
"I am purchasing one necklace for myself and one that I will send to my niece in the States, who will be starting university in September. I will tell her that the necklace shows the power of an artist to transform hardship into something beautiful that can inspire and benefit others!"
"I'm not surprised you're experiencing such high demand - your designs are gorgeous and using the silt in your products is such a wonderful idea!"
"I was so excited to hear about this when I was speaking with a friend of yours yesterday :) am looking forward to it arriving."
"The reason I will never leave Christchurch is because of people like you. Great spirit. Great resilience. I love this city and it's people."
"Love your positive use of the dreaded silt! :-)"
"I think what you are doing is fantastic - your products look fantastic and I am really excited to receive them."
"Read about this in Stuff and thought what you are doing is awesome! From someone that also had their garage flooded with silt!"
"Many thanks, love your ceramics."
"I admire your strength of character, good on you, our thoughts are with you all down there".
"We think of you all every quake, admire your strength."
"Thanks so much for making it possible for me to purchase one of your lovely pieces and to help the recovery of the beautiful city of Christchurch!"
"Fantastic idea! Good on you!"
"Beautiful ceramic work!"
"Many thanks again for allowing me to participate in this wonderful project
for Christchurch earthquake recovery!"
"The Emerge range is such a wonderful idea, and I'm glad the article has made so many aware of your work and enabled us to participate in the rebuild of Christchurch!!"
"Well Done and thanks for the opportunity"
"I have just gone online and ended up buying 5 things! Your stuff is just so beautiful I couldn't resist!"
"I also thinking your use of liquefaction is amazing and it feels like a real privilege to be able to own some of your things. I am planning to send one of the dishes to the UK - that is if I can bear to part with it!"
"I miss CHC so much and the thought of a memento from the silt was very appealing."
"I was in Christchurch last week visiting my daughter and it has become important to me to have something positive, and beautiful, that has come out of the earthquake. I applaud your initiative and wish you well with your sales."
"I think it is a fantastic idea and eagerly await its arrival."
"Take your time, enjoy the work and the knowledge that your efforts are helping our city come back together. You are very much appreciated."
"I love your work, thanks for the care and attention you put into it"
"I think your range is beautiful and as someone who also experienced liquefaction twice, I think it is a very cool way of using it."
"What a great idea to make Ceramics from silt!"
"What a cool idea, I just had to have a piece of silt history!"