Silhouette found in Colonial Jamestown

Silhouette found in Colonial Jamestown

Profile portraits can arise in situations never expected. Enthusiasts of history or culture will be intrigued at this profile mystery from Historic Jamestowne (ca. 1607): When researching regional historical sites and museums, Silhouettes by Hand’s interpreting artist Lauren Muney found this intriguing profile pendant artifact description: “This copper [profile] pendant was found sealed beneath the … Continue reading

“Silhouettes in History”, updated

“Silhouettes in History”, updated

Are you interested in silhouette portraits either by the romance from Jane Austen’s Regency era, portraits from your grandmother’s attic, or even from wedding images in the magazines? Enjoy yourself  - the Silhouettes By Hand Silhouettes in History  page has been updated. Long interested in history, Silhouettes By Hand is most often featured at museums … Continue reading

“Silhouettes By Hand” on NPR

“Silhouettes By Hand” on NPR

Silhouettes By Hand debuted on the radio on Dec 2, 2103, on the National Public Radio station WYPR (Baltimore, MD). The interview was conducted by Maryland Morning‘s host Sheilah Kast, an enthusiastic, professional newswoman with a silhouettes secret – she herself had been portraited for many consecutive years in her own childhood. It was a … Continue reading

Mail Order Silhouettes for Holiday Gifts

Mail Order Silhouettes for Holiday Gifts

The gift-giving season can be all year round (thanks to birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, and other celebrations), but the largest season by far falls after Thanksgiving – Christmas and Hanukkah. This time has far more people looking at unique gifts for pleasing loved ones – or selves. Silhouettes can be a joyful celebratory gift … Continue reading