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  • The art of making babies

    My name is Emily and I'm a six-months pregnant metalsmith. 

    Some days I get sick. Most days I get tired. Every day some body part I've never paid attention to screams out in pain, begging me to trade in my bench for my bed.

    Still, I hammer on. Puns and all.

    Other days, I'm feeling especially invincible and decide to take part in a three-person art show this coming May. I knew I had it in me to find clever ways around the toxins and fumes inherent in shaping metal into art. It started with a lot...

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