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Hemorrhaging Lens

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Mole Foot Necklace available on Etsy now! www.etsy.com/fieldrelics Get 10% off any order by using the coupon code TUMBLRLOVE at checkout!
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Mole Foot Necklace available on Etsy now! www.etsy.com/fieldrelics

Get 10% off any order by using the coupon code TUMBLRLOVE at checkout!
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Black Kyanite Pendant Necklace - Natural Objects

New stuff in the shop this week! Clearance and De-Stash sections have been added and I’m in the process of shooting a few more pieces to go up later today. Just for my Tumblr fans, get 10% off any order by using the coupon code TUMBLRLOVE.

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DESTASH - Lot of 20 Brass Shell Casings - Found Objects

So I guess I’ll be moving to northern California for a few months to do some organic farming and working on a winery. It’s been a weird year for me so I’m very much looking forward to getting outta dodge for a little while and working hard on something that I will take a bit more pride in than my typical day jobs. I’ve been selling, giving away, and trashing a ton of personal posessions that I’m not attached to, I dont use, need, or is a reminder of a part of me that I don’t really identify with anymore. As a result, my studio is also being cleaned out.

I plan to take FieldRelics on the road, and am excited to see how my style, influences, inspirations and materials will change in the coming months. Check out my Etsy shop, and the NEW De-Stash category for artsy items that just have no place in my suitcase of supplies anymore, as well as a bunch of things I’ve been producing lately. Look often, there are always new things to be seen!

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Earth Rosary - Natural, Scavenged Objects

I havn’t been updating as much as I used to be, but its because I’ve been making jewelry! Check out my Etsy shop, and field Field Relics on Facebook! I promise I will update you more often!

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This is by far my most popular post on Tumblr to date, so I’ve decided to make prints available.
5.5x8 Print (8x10 w/ white border) - $10 - 6 AVAILABLE - Precut mat available for an additional $38.25x12 Print (11x14 w/ white border - $15 - 4 AVAILABLE - Precut mat available for an additional $5
All available without the cardboard in a simple shipping tube. Additional shipping costs will apply.
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This is by far my most popular post on Tumblr to date, so I’ve decided to make prints available.

5.5x8 Print (8x10 w/ white border) - $10 - 6 AVAILABLE - Precut mat available for an additional $3

8.25x12 Print (11x14 w/ white border - $15 - 4 AVAILABLE - Precut mat available for an additional $5

All available without the cardboard in a simple shipping tube. Additional shipping costs will apply.

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Copper & Bone Section Earrings - Scavenged, Upcycled Objects

New set of earrings in the shop. Expect a lot of updates about it now.

- Field Relics 2014

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Field Relics NOW OPEN

For the past 3 months I’ve been steadily working towards refining my style and relaunching an all new Etsy shop. I present to you Field Relics, with love.

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A few recent jewelry pieces. I’m working on relaunching an Etsy shop in the next few months that will have all the new stuff I’ve been working on.
Submitted these necklaces to a juried show and am waiting to hear back from the committee. If I am accepted this will be the first time ever showing jewelry in a group show. Potential cash prize in an “Amateur” jewelry category. Wish me luck!

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Double IPA, first brew of two. RyePA is next.
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Double IPA, first brew of two. RyePA is next.

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Been workin on big things…

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This is a rant.

I just got home from work and all my friends are sleeping cause its fucking 3:30am.

I sometimes kind of hate posting shit that is too personal, or that very few people can relate to. I mostly hate posting personal shit because who the fuck really cares in the end anyway. You can make a comment on what I’ve said but like, do you actually CARE? I say this as a preface to my actual post, not because I WANT you to care, but because I know that you probably wont, cause I’m just gonna rant about my job which is boring and uninteresting, and if I were you, I know my automatic reaction would more than likely be “I don’t fucking care”. Sometimes you just gotta rant though, and I support rants.

ANYWAY: I’ve been seasonal supervising in a warehouse for the past 5 months. I was stoked at the opportunity at making more money, working a bunch of overtime, and the fat bonus at the end. IT HAS BEEN AWFUL. The majority of the people I was in charge of just did not care at all. I had 38 people altogether, between all the people who just quit showing up and the few I had to fire for not meeting their goals, I ended up with SIX at the end. Not only was the job constantly stressing me out, but I got so sick of talking to people and hearing my own voice that I just stopped hanging out with peo

I actually already feel a bit better having started that textual rant, and I don’t feel the need to finish. Long story short my job sucks, but I’m sure yours does too. I’m sorry our jobs suck. I wish we could all do what makes us happy all the time.

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4 hours from now I’m getting breakfast with 3 good friends visiting from Oregon at the best coffee haus in the city. THEN I’m packing my car full of firewood, blankets, and food, putting on my warmest clothes and hitting up a national park to celebrate New Years Eve campin out in nature with my guy and hiking all New Years Day. I am the luckiest girl! Slept…but very lucky :D

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My best friends got me this little guy for Christmas. They know me too well :)
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My best friends got me this little guy for Christmas. They know me too well :)

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Field Relics - Katie Herbst 2013
The inside of another new piece - Field Relics. Included is a bottled rat heart, rat feet, the remaining bones of a mouse, bird wings, a sparrow’s tongue, and various other small bones. Not pictured here but included in the piece are a pair of dried bird feet. This piece is a WIP, it needs more decoration on the outside to make it look reminiscent of a reliquary.
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Field Relics - Katie Herbst 2013

The inside of another new piece - Field Relics. Included is a bottled rat heart, rat feet, the remaining bones of a mouse, bird wings, a sparrow’s tongue, and various other small bones. Not pictured here but included in the piece are a pair of dried bird feet. This piece is a WIP, it needs more decoration on the outside to make it look reminiscent of a reliquary.

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Ratliquary - Katie Herbst 2013
One of my newest pieces of art, and my first taxidermy project. Created for “Under My Skin: An Uncomfortable Art Show”, the pop-up show I curated last week. Based on medieval reliquaries this piece contains a taxidermy rat posed on a bed of flowers.
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Ratliquary - Katie Herbst 2013

One of my newest pieces of art, and my first taxidermy project. Created for “Under My Skin: An Uncomfortable Art Show”, the pop-up show I curated last week. Based on medieval reliquaries this piece contains a taxidermy rat posed on a bed of flowers.

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