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gourd vessels

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The World of Gourds
... gourds are still used to this day in many parts of the world. For water vessels, they are still preferred over earthenware jars because they are lighter and they cool the ... . "Neotropical Anachronisms: The Fruits the Gomphotheres Ate." Science 215: 19-27. Mordecai, Carolyn. 1978. Gourd Craft American Gourd Society, Inc., Mt. Gilead, Ohio. A delightful book about the history, cultivation and creative ...
waynesword.palomar.edu

Gourds, Gourds, Gourds... by Brenda Wood
... very versatile and have been used for utility (birdhouses, bowls, vessels and canteens) since civilizations have existed. Gourds are fairly easy ... of those. In 2000 the Alabama Gourd Society (ALGS) was formed because of interest in gourd craft/art/growing in the state ... or other local or regional suppliers of gourds and gourd supplies. The Alabama Gourd Society has over 100 members throughout the ...
www.alabamagourdsociety.org

Cucurbits
... Lagenaria in particular became popular around the world as containers, e.g., as vessels for carrying water or other liquids, as dippers, as objects to conceal male ... C. ficifolia: fig-leaved gourd, Malabar gourd C. lundelliana: Petán gourd C. foetidissima: buffalo gourd (seeds were eaten in the Southwest) Lagenaria siceraria: Pre-Columbian gourd, white-flowered gourd, bottle gourd, calabash Luffa spp ...
www.botgard.ucla.edu

The Virginia Gardener: Gourds Give Year Round Pleasure
... the fact that her head was made from a gourd. Friends in the local gourd association have shows that feature the results of ... , Dipper, and Penguin or powder horn, have been used as water vessels and storage containers. The large bottle gourds are excellent for bird ... bright-yellow flowers, the luffa makes an excellent screen. The snake gourd is most often grown in the United States for its curious, ...
www.ext.vt.edu

Heirloom, Open Pollinated, Non-hybrid Gourd Seeds from the Victory Seed Company
... Gourds have been used to craft utensils, containers, vessels, and bowls for thousands of years. [ Click here for Growing & Harvest Information ] Birdhouse or Bottleneck Gourd 125 days — These plants, grown like winter ... 3200071 Qty: 7 gram Packet - $3.25 Item 3200072 Cucuzzi (a.k.a. 'Italian Edible Gourd', 'Longissima' or ' Indian Squash') 75 days — Similar to vining type summer squash in growth ...
victoryseeds.com

Open Directory - Arts: Visual Arts: Object-Based Art: Gourd Art
... gourd vessels. Some techniques used are pyroengraving, painting, staining, and pine needle coiling. EarthGourds - Functional gourds created with natural materials. Elemental Arts - Original gourd vessels ...
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Open Directory - Shopping: Crafts: Nature: Gourds
... . The Gilded Gourd - Decorative and functional gourd art by Paul and Cheryl Hoover. Gita's Gourds - Meticulously painted and pyro-engraved gourd vessels, figurine-shaped containers, nature-related and abstract designs. Gorgeous Gourds - Painted vegetables and flowers adorn Linda's birdhouse gourds. Custom orders accepted. Gourd Art - Includes an interesting gallery of gourd ...
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Open Directory - Shopping: Crafts: Baskets
... basketry. Includes information about the process. Gourdsket Vessel Company, Inc. - Handcrafted vessels created from gourds and basketry materials. Fiber art classes, retreats, and instructional ... Baskets - Offering vintage and antique baskets, Baleen, oak buttocks, contemporary, folk art, gourd, Native American Indian, Nantucket baskets, and Shaker baskets. Susan McCluskey Ashley Basketweaver ...
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