Ostrich Egg Art: The Eggshell Sculpture That BROKE!

The Eggshell Sculpture That BROKE:

The one that broke

OK, I can finally talk about it. A few years ago I donated this art piece to the Children’s Hospital silent auction. Just as they opened the doors for the bidders to enter the room… a volunteer made a last second adjustment to the table cloth and plop went this piece. Shattered into pieces! Needless to say they have allowed me to set the display up for them since then.

Now what do I do with these pieces?

I could throw them away… not an option

I could make something of them… awe, much better option.

So this is what I did:

I made three different “framed art” pieces. Two of them went to Charities (Eggs To Ovaries)  and the other to (St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital) where they sold. The third one I sold at an art show.

So… if you break a masterpiece of your own DO NOT throw it away. You can use it.

Rainbow In The Garden

Sweet Summer

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay.

Eggs To Ovaries: An organization that educates low income women about the early detection of Ovarian Cancer.

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3 Responses to Ostrich Egg Art: The Eggshell Sculpture That BROKE!

  1. Brian Baity says:

    Very cool Tamera, I like what you have done with your misfortune. And this way more than one group benefitted from your art. Great idea!

    • RK says:

      Thank you for the insight, even thou it turned into a lemon, you were able to make some very good lemomade from it. Thank you for sharing. RK

  2. Marie says:

    Thank you for sharing your beautiful work.so generously. I, too, believe that everything happens for a reason and as was said, this way @ least 3 sources benefited, besides yourself! Your work is superb an I am so happy for you. You’ve worked hard to get where you are and are so young, I can only imagine what you’ll be creating in the years to come. Thanks for brightening my day! Marie

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