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Mama Metal Jewelry Feature – Ruth Avra

This jewelry is handmade by Ruth Avra, owner of her eponymous business, Ruth Avra, and also businesses A La Avra and KX2. Ruth creates jewelry (and non-jewelry art!) from a…

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Mama Metal Artisan Interview – Ruth Avra Duff – A La Avra

  Ruth Avra’s jewelry is featured on our site in a separate post. Ruth was also kind enough to answer questions about her journey as a jewelry artisan, and life as…

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Didymos Didytai Meh Dai Lilien Rosenquarz Lilies Rose Quartz Pink Review

This carrier is: Didymos brand. Meh Dai (an Asian-style carrier). Wrap conversion, meaning sewn from a woven wrap. Manufacturer made (the same manufacturer who weaves and sells the woven wraps, sews and…

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How to Wash a Sakura Bloom Silk Ring Sling

  The Sakura Bloom manufacturer’s instructions for washing a silk ring sling can be found here: http://sakurabloom.com/pages/care. For elaboration and the sake of science, I’ve described these steps with additional…

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Beco Toddler Plus One Soft Structured Carrier SSC Buckle

This carrier is: Beco brand. “Toddler” is the name Beco has given to this size/structure carrier. Soft structured carrier (SSC), sometimes called a buckle carrier. 100% cotton. “Plus One” is…

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Mama Metal Jewelry Feature | Lovely Little Acorns | Breastfeeding Nursing Babywearing Mother Silver Jewelry

This jewelry is handmade by Andrea Swinson of Lovely Little Acorns. Andrea creates jewelry from argentium silver, sterling silver, gemstones, and natural amber. Andrea describes her work as strong, meaningful,…

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Mama Metal Jewelry | Artisan Interview | Andrea Swinson of Lovely Little Acorns

We recently featured jewelry handmade by Andrea Swinson of Lovely Little Acorns. Andrea was kind enough to provide photos of herself, her family, and workspace, and answer our interview questions.…

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A Babywearing Story – Christina and Paige

Christina is one of our contest winners for a babywearing photo session, in exchange for sharing a babywearing story with our readers. What follows is Christina’s story. Thank you! It…

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Seven Slings Pouch Sling Review

  This carrier is: Seven Slings brand. Pouch sling type of carrier 100% cotton Size small. Words I would use to describe this carrier: compact lightweight breathable awkward un-adjustable We…

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Baby Hawk Mei Tai Dragonfly Review

This carrier is: Baby Hawk brand. Mei Tai (an Asian-style carrier). 100% cotton. Words I would use to describe this carrier: basic simple supportive stiff when new lightweight We would be…