The Pierced Flower Rests are a collaboration between David and Victoria Ashley Shaheen, a ceramic artist who teaches her craft in the heart of Detroit. They come in six variations on three disc sizes—6-inch, 9-inch, and 12-inch—each with a unique hole pattern of circles or loose "snowflakes." Each disc comes with a glass cylinder vase, and prices range from $85 to $250.
David Patchen, "Foglio". My current work is an intensive exploration of patterns, colors and transparency created through multi-layered cane and murrine. I most often create work within a series of graceful forms I consider three dimensional canvases. Some themes in my work include windows into or through a piece, things hidden & revealed & extreme detail. My influences include textiles, ethnically distinct colors and shapes as well as the"