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The Art of Lacemaking

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Ruth Mary's style and innovation to create precious metal lace jewellery was sparked by the discovery of a lacemaking technique called 'tatting'. It opened up Pandora's box of possibilities - except that Ruth's work is nothing like Pandora.

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Nottingham Lace

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Victorian Nottingham tatting lace craft

I recently had the pleasure of delving into the depths of the lace archives at  Nottingham Trent University and Bonnington Gallery. It was an absolutely feast for the eyes of any lacemaker and really showcased the extraordinary Nottingham lace making heritage.

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