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Maker Nation: Bees & Mosaics

Lindsay Patross

In this episode, host Ashley Adams profiles makers in Omaha and Pittsburgh

Handmade from honey in Omaha

Wendy Fletcher learned beekeeping from her father 21 years ago and has been working with bees ever since. 

It’s All About Bees is an artisan food manufactured that makes products with honey and beeswax. Wendy shows Ashley how to make candles from beeswax. 

Follow: @itsallaboutbees on Instagram

Set in stone: mosaic murals in Pittsburgh

Glen Olcert is a stone artist in Pittsburgh. Ashley visits Glen in his basement workshop to learn how he creates art with stone. In addition to creating works for his own home, Glen has created public art for his neighborhood. 

Follow: @golcerst on Instagram

Maker Spotlight

Dirt Road Candle Co, Lewis, Iowa

Michelle Myers creates soy candles by hand on her cattle farm. In addition to candles, Michelle makes room sprays and soaps. 

Follow: @dirtroadcandleco

Shop: Dirt Road Candle Co. website

Hand And Fiber, Boston, Massachusetts

Asmaa Aman-Tran mixes mediums to create handmade ceramic and textile art pieces. 

Follow: @hand_and_fiber

Shop: Hand and Fiber on Etsy

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