This gorgous gord is handcarfted by Ruth Schumacher.
Biography: As a lifelong learner, Ruth has been a teacher of children and adults as well as an educational consultant. Artistic interests have included needlework, stained glass creations, church window restorations, music, and decorative gourds. Her interest in decorative gourds began several years ago. She took classes develop her award winning talent and has continued to produce unique 'one-of-a-kind' creations in a variety of techniques including, wood burning, carving, beading, weaving, inlayed stones, heat set dyes, and painting.