Junie's Place: Midweek Blues~ Jan 20, 2011

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Midweek Blues~ Jan 20, 2011

UPDATE at end of this post



This is a Black Potato Art bowl  given to my daughter, Tammy, from her sister, Tina, as a Christmas gift!
I had never heard of this Art.
  ( and, indeed, just recently became familiar with black potatoes)
~ a bit on this potato ~
purple potato = purple Peruvian potato = blue potato = black potato  Notes:   These purple-fleshed potatoes have a medium starch content, so they're good all-purpose potatoes.

(back to the bowl)
This was the most unusual art object I had seen in awhile.... or maybe ever! The color is much more intense than the pictures show. It's a deep purplish-blue.  It appears to be very fragile and will only be used to 'look at!'

Here is my daughter, Tammy, showing off her unique gift from her sister!

I tried to find info on this but was not successful.
Does anyone have any info on this art form to share?


UPDATE  on the bowl:
Talked to my daughter after posting the above and she gave me this website that was in the package with her bowl!

Also a FB friend found the very same Website and put it on FB!  :)
This is fascinating art  to see and read about!


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At 6:17 PM , Blogger Donna said...

Never Heard of this Junie!!! Kind of pretty....

At 8:07 PM , Blogger JunieRose2005 said...

I think they are really neat!! Check out that website!

At 8:55 PM , Blogger Sally said...

How interesting. I guess we never get too old to learn new things. Your Tammy is so pretty, Junie. :)

At 6:18 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi June, I think the potato bowl is very interesting, I had never seen anything like it, you never know what you might find if you only get out and look, which i don't very often.lol Carrie

At 2:40 PM , Blogger PEA said...

Well look at that, I'd never heard of this kind of art either! The bowl is gorgeous, though, so unusual. See, one can learn something new every day:-) xoxo

At 2:50 PM , Blogger Rebecca said...

You guys sure share some interesting gifts! I never heard of black potato.

At 1:13 PM , Blogger kaye said...

how interesting. Kaye—the road goes ever ever on


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