Heirlooms

Gerard Scanlan

Gerard Scanlan

Jewellery box 2

Jewellery box 3

Heirlooms taken from generations by built-in obsolescence. Perhaps we should be thankful. Aren’t we better off without heirlooms, they are just clutter after all? The pharaohs had their house contents buried with them, but then came the grave robbers. Seems we humans like good quality clutter – prized possessions. Here are a few prized possessions we think might suit a modern pharaoh.

 

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We are curious makers of things, things we dream up ourselves. Remarkable, useful, beautiful and original things. Sometimes they are made entirely by hand, sometimes partly by machine, in the future perhaps by robots. May be not robots. Always with an eye for detail and with an element of fun.

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