Who knew that a comb could be the key to opening a doorway to unknown worlds and building bridges across time and space? In Part I of this blog, I took you down the historical path behind the two-sided Egyptian comb that our Tajik master woodcarver, Sodiq Zaripov, is in the process of recreating.
Today I want to show off the fantastic reproductions that Master Sodiq has created, as well as a bit about the broad reach of two-sided combs throughout Asia, Europe, and Egypt. You'll also hear fro...
Have you ever had one of those magical out-of-the-blue connections that really makes you believe in the butterfly effect?
A few weeks back, I received an email out of the blue from Joe Balmos, a volunteer working with the Penn Museum in Philadelphia. The writer asked if I could have my Tajik woodcarver reproduce an ancient carved wooden comb on display in the Museum’s Egyptian Mummies Gallery. The photos he sent showed that the original comb looks a lot like Master Sodiq’s two-sided combs on...
I get tired of hearing myself and others say "I've just been so busy . . ." So I try to remember to say, "Life is so full."