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Featured Seller: Ruti’s Roots

Jun 27, 2011

by RutisRoots

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Tell us about yourself.
My name is Ruti, I’m 26 years old, born and raised in Jerusalem, Israel. I learned the art of paper folding from Jonny, my grandparents’ Filipino caregiver. In the Philippines, they teach paper folding at some schools as a way to instill discipline and accuracy. I fell in love with this art because it is colorful, unique and environmentally friendly. Ever since that moment, six years ago, I haven’t stopped folding papers and constructing.

Currently, I live with Assaf, my boyfriend for the last 7 years, who is a musician and student. This is a great opportunity for me to thank him for putting up with 50 paper swans in a rented apartment of 40 square-meters, and for helping me develop my art.

Apart from creating, what do you do?
I’m in my 3rd year at the University of Haifa where I study occupational therapy. As part of my studies, I engage in practical work with children who suffer from developmental disorders. I also really enjoy staying in, reading and watching films and spending time and talking with good friends and family. I love listening to music and attending live concerts; 3 years ago I started playing the violin.

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What would be the title of your memoir? Why?
Swan Song. The phrase comes from the ancient myth about the mute swan, who utters no sound most of his life and only on rare occasions sings in a delicate and heartbreaking fashion. I relate to the swan because I’m shy and in certain situations, it’s difficult for me to speak. My art is a way for me to express myself.

Where does your inspiration come from?
I draw inspiration from looking at the colorful pieces of paper around me. I don’t buy papers but collect them carefully, keeping the environment in mind. When a lot of scraps of colorful paper accumulate, it stimulates me and I begin to imagine my next work.

What does handmade mean to you?
Handmade work is warmth with a personal touch. It’s an immediate connection between the artist and the customer, with as few filters as possible. Handmade is an opportunity to achieve self-expression, self-fulfillment, and to leave a personal mark.

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Who has been most influential in your craft?
My mother. She enjoys taking pictures during her free time as a hobby and the results are stunning. I think she has extraordinary talent and her photographs decorate our walls. Actually, there are many hidden artists in my family: my aunt used to create beautiful clay sculptures, while another aunt makes amazing earthenware and painted tiles. My cousin decorates wood and my brothers are talented artists as well.

When did you know you were an artist/maker?
I’ve loved painting since I can remember. Later in my life, I started working with beads and Fimo. Despite my love for art, when debating what to study I went with a discipline that isn’t art, perhaps out of fear that I would not be able earn a steady income. I’ve always loved helping and working with people, and occupational therapy really fit that bill. But eventually, I found myself folding papers during class, on the bus, and while studying for exams with friends. The urge to create tickles my fingers, my soul.

How would you describe your creative process?
Creating a swan requires a great deal of patience. In my work, I use different kinds of paper scraps such as ads and magazines, old maps, chewing gum wrappers and tea bag covers. People from all over the country — family, friends, and strangers — save their paper scraps, and when we meet they proudly present me a “surprise.” One swan alone requires about 480 tea bag covers! After collecting enough papers, I cut them to the right size, fold them into triangles and separate them by color. Once there are enough pieces, I plan the specific structure, pattern and colors for the swan and then start to construct it. I love the irony of how a collection of “garbage” turns into a symbol of beauty and perfection.

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If you could peek inside the studio of any artist, designer or craftsman (dead or alive), who would it be?
I greatly admire an artist named Vik Muniz. I recently watched the movie Waste Land, which documents Muniz’s work with employees at the world’s largest garbage dump, located in Brazil. Muniz created portraits of some of the employees using materials from the dump itself, sold the portraits, and donated the money earned to the community of the employees.

What handmade possession do you most cherish?
A curtain made of hundreds of chains of beads, each one designed by a friend or a family member. I started to put it together about ten years ago, and its abundance of colors and patterns inspires me even today. Thanks to everyone who took part in it!

How do you get out of your creative ruts?
When I find myself in a creative rut, I engage in the more technical aspects of the creative process. Sometimes it’s best to leave it alone for a while, do other things, and then return rejuvenated with ideas and energy. I try to remain open-minded at all times and allocate time for trying new things.

Where would you like to be in ten years?
I would be happy to be an artist as well as an occupational therapist, and to have my art published. I would like to be surrounded by my family and close friends, and perhaps become a mother too.

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357 comments

  • MegansMenagerie

    MegansMenagerie said 6 years ago

    Your shop is so beautiful!!! Congrats to you on the FS!!! Amazing talent!!!

  • Lylia

    Lylia said 6 years ago

    beautiful pieces of art!

  • pagepottery

    pagepottery said 6 years ago

    Love your work & interview! Congrats on being the Featured Seller :)

  • theroyal

    theroyal said 6 years ago

    really attractive items. congrats!

  • pedazos

    pedazos said 6 years ago

    AMAZING work! I love your creations.

  • perfectwear

    perfectwear said 6 years ago

    Congrats on being featured! Beautiful work. Best wishes for many successes :)

  • tovicorrie

    tovicorrie said 6 years ago

    Lovely work :-)

  • followingfireflies

    followingfireflies said 6 years ago

    congratulations! I love the part about swan song.....your work is very beautiful!

  • rivahside

    rivahside said 6 years ago

    One of my favorite shops and artists! Beautiful bowls and sculptures!

  • sabahnur

    sabahnur said 6 years ago

    amazing shop and artist!! congrats on feauture!:)

  • animadesign

    animadesign said 6 years ago

    A really talented woman! Congrats!

  • kadydesigns

    kadydesigns said 6 years ago

    So amazing and unique!

  • talktothewind

    talktothewind said 6 years ago

    you reminded me of my grandmother who loved creating this type of paper folding! thank you!

  • KristinaandJenney

    KristinaandJenney said 6 years ago

    You have got an amazing imagination! Keep up the good work and congratulations on the feature. Love the swans!

  • sonyarasi

    sonyarasi said 6 years ago

    Very amazing work! Congratulations!

  • SewChem

    SewChem said 6 years ago

    Talk about taking orgami to the extreme! How incredibly gorgeous! Best wishes to you!

  • TheBakersDaughter

    TheBakersDaughter said 6 years ago

    Your work is simply stunning!! Congratulations, and wishing you much continued success!

  • kissadesign

    kissadesign said 6 years ago

    YAY! Congrats!!! Your work is stunning!

  • SusanFaye

    SusanFaye said 6 years ago

    What a wonderful art form! Let's hear it for shy girls and creative self expression!! Keep up the good work!

  • ourfrontyard

    ourfrontyard said 6 years ago

    Beautiful

  • lonkoosh

    lonkoosh said 6 years ago

    So proud of you!!!! Congratulations!!! Good luck!!!

  • HelloCrafty

    HelloCrafty said 6 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS!!! I'm SOOOO happy to see you as the FS!! : ) : )

  • lajoyade

    lajoyade said 6 years ago

    Amazing! Congratulations!!!

  • olimaxsoap

    olimaxsoap said 6 years ago

    Truly amazing art!

  • aschiffm

    aschiffm said 6 years ago

    very unique and beautiful shop. your color patterns are spectacular. very interesting learning about how your learned :)

  • fernswoodpixie

    fernswoodpixie said 6 years ago

    Congrats, Ruti!!! Well deserved feature!

  • tocamade

    tocamade said 6 years ago

    beautifull pieces of art! Congratulations!

  • Guchokipa

    Guchokipa said 6 years ago

    reminds me of a similar craft they have here in japan. i like how you see it as being eco-friendly. lovely work. congrats on being featured!

  • chachingck

    chachingck said 6 years ago

    What a dedication you have, it is truly awesome as your art! Your pieces are colorful and the footprint you diminish is a wonderful part of it. Great work.

  • yaelfran

    yaelfran said 6 years ago

    amazing creations!!!!!

  • Waterrose

    Waterrose said 6 years ago

    So glad to see you on the Front Page!!!

  • AtomicAttic

    AtomicAttic said 6 years ago

    I like it. Looks very rewarding.

  • PoodlePoddles

    PoodlePoddles said 6 years ago

    Beautiful pieces of art! Congratulations! :)

  • grimmandgrete

    grimmandgrete said 6 years ago

    What a unique talent, cool creations! Continued success.

  • jeaniejeans

    jeaniejeans said 6 years ago

    i love your Amazing! shop :)

  • earlums

    earlums said 6 years ago

    Now,this is truly unique and beneficial.Eco-Friendly and beautiful . Great job!

  • BingoBox

    BingoBox said 6 years ago

    Beautiful work - awesome shop. Congratulations !

  • OpusMuse

    OpusMuse said 6 years ago

    Wow! I've never seen anything like your work. It's so beautiful & sculptural! Congrats on the feature!

  • rebeccasanchez

    rebeccasanchez said 6 years ago

    Your work is beautiful!!

  • StudioZen

    StudioZen said 6 years ago

    Ruti, your work is beautiful and I enjoyed reading your story. Congratulations on your success!

  • KellismCo

    KellismCo said 6 years ago

    Fantastic, love your work!

  • rachell1084

    rachell1084 said 6 years ago

    Congratulations!! I'm so happy that a fellow paper artist made it to be a FS. Great job ;)

  • paramountvintage

    paramountvintage said 6 years ago

    i love the swan. you have a wonderful store!

  • katrinaalana

    katrinaalana said 6 years ago

    Cool origami! Congrats on the feature!

  • overthemeadow

    overthemeadow said 6 years ago

    brilliant work ! very talented and a beautiful shop ! congrats on the feature !!!

  • TheHickoryTree

    TheHickoryTree said 6 years ago

    Wow what a fantastic talent you have. Wonderful pieces of art.

  • ThePolkadotMagpie

    ThePolkadotMagpie said 6 years ago

    yay for you on FS Ruti ! I just love your work and shop! xo

  • 464Handmade

    464Handmade said 6 years ago

    such amazing work!! love it! congrats on the feature!!

  • FrillRide

    FrillRide said 6 years ago

    Inspirational. I love your patience, dedication and honesty.

  • strawberryluna

    strawberryluna said 6 years ago

    Wow, I've never seen anything like your work, how amazingly intricate and carefully thought out. It reminds me of chess. So cool, and big congratulations on being the featured seller!

  • DeepBlueNotion

    DeepBlueNotion said 6 years ago

    Great work! Congrats on the feature!

  • busterandboo

    busterandboo said 6 years ago

    Amazing work!!!

  • MagnoliaLeatherWorks

    MagnoliaLeatherWorks said 6 years ago

    Wow!! What a great article and such AMAZING art!

  • amyfine

    amyfine said 6 years ago

    i love Rutis' work, great choice for fs, congrats

  • AJewelsQuest

    AJewelsQuest said 6 years ago

    Lovely stunning work & shop! Congrats!

  • DoxalloStudio

    DoxalloStudio said 6 years ago

    Absolutely FUN! Love your work!

  • sunrisetreasures

    sunrisetreasures said 6 years ago

    wonderful article~I relate to being shy and expressing ourselves through our craft. Outstanding shop!

  • LaTouchables

    LaTouchables said 6 years ago

    Your work is so beautiful, and you express yourself with the maturity and insight of a person double your age. What a lovely interview to read!

  • PoleStar

    PoleStar said 6 years ago

    Yay ruti!!! Well deserved

  • botny

    botny said 6 years ago

    LOVE LOVE LOVE your work!!! It's great to read how others express themselves creatively!! Congrats on being the featured seller!!! So deserving!! :)

  • salmonbarn

    salmonbarn said 6 years ago

    Beautiful work from a beautiful person.

  • shabbyvintagemom

    shabbyvintagemom said 6 years ago

    W O W~ What amazing detailed work!

  • whack

    whack said 6 years ago

    Hooray for paper! Amazing work! Congrats!

  • whack

    whack said 6 years ago

    Hooray for paper! Amazing work! Congrats!

  • FranceGallery

    FranceGallery said 6 years ago

    Your swans are lovely. What patience they must take to make!

  • MandyBesek

    MandyBesek said 6 years ago

    Congrats Ruti, your paper sculptures are so beautiful!

  • sewella

    sewella said 6 years ago

    Amazing interview! Enjoyed it immensely!

  • myvintagecrush

    myvintagecrush said 6 years ago

    You, your art, your interview ..beautiful. Just beautiful. Congrats on such a lovely feature!

  • studioamiel

    studioamiel said 6 years ago

    כל הכבוד! עבודות מקסימות!!!!!!! :)

  • studioamiel

    studioamiel said 6 years ago

    איזה כייף למצוא פה כשרונות ישראליים חדשים בכל פעם :)

  • guymelamed

    guymelamed said 6 years ago

    Bravo! So happy for you! How exciting to be a featured seller.. and an ISRAELI featured seller! Waving to you from Kfar Hanagid! :) Blanche and Guy

  • strikk

    strikk said 6 years ago

    inspiring!

  • deLcobrestudio

    deLcobrestudio said 6 years ago

    Beautiful and unique .. Congrats !!!

  • thelittlereddoor

    thelittlereddoor said 6 years ago

    so happy to see you on the front page :) congratulations!!

  • deLcobrestudio

    deLcobrestudio said 6 years ago

    Beautiful and unique .. Congrats !!!

  • cooljane

    cooljane said 6 years ago

    fantastic shop, thanks for sharing! Congrats!

  • thelittlemarket

    thelittlemarket said 6 years ago

    What an amazing art!! So happy to see you featured...Congratulations!!!!

  • amberike

    amberike said 6 years ago

    Beautiful and precise work! Love the colors.

  • RedorGrayArt

    RedorGrayArt said 6 years ago

    ruti ..just amazing .. that is lovely !

  • NangijalaJewelry

    NangijalaJewelry said 6 years ago

    Oh this is wonderful! Well deserved feature. Congrats Ruti :-)

  • sarahknight

    sarahknight said 6 years ago

    Wow, congratulations on the feature! Your work is spectacular! : )

  • accentonvintage

    accentonvintage said 6 years ago

    What a beautiful craft and your story is inspirational!

  • UnaOdd

    UnaOdd said 6 years ago

    Congratulations! Love, love your bowls!

  • collettakay

    collettakay said 6 years ago

    Beautiful work! I loved reading your bio and answers. Congrats!

  • LouisaCatharine

    LouisaCatharine said 6 years ago

    Your work is so exceptional, so happy you were featured, wonderful!

  • PillowPallooza

    PillowPallooza said 6 years ago

    ! מזל טוב רותי, שהכישרון שלך יוביל אותך להישגים והמון הצלחה 

  • Mushywear

    Mushywear said 6 years ago

    You have such a unique talent. All of your pieces are just amazing!

  • CountrySquirrelsRUS

    CountrySquirrelsRUS said 6 years ago

    Such amazing work....and much patience, for sure. Congratulations on the feature and thanks for sharing-great interview!

  • TheLadySlipper

    TheLadySlipper said 6 years ago

    Beautiful and inspiring! Thank you!

  • gufobardo

    gufobardo said 6 years ago

    wonderful creations"

  • gufobardo

    gufobardo said 6 years ago

    wonderful creations"

  • piecesofelises

    piecesofelises said 6 years ago

    I love your swans! Congrats on being featured! It's well deserved!

  • whitneyintelaviv

    whitneyintelaviv said 6 years ago

    Kol ha'kavod!

  • geefers

    geefers said 6 years ago

    I saw some of this work at the Misrad hapanim one time. Awesome! where they your work? Very unique and beautiful. Col hacavod!

  • tjc333

    tjc333 said 6 years ago

    What beautiful designs! Congrats on the FS!

  • SageHandCrafts

    SageHandCrafts said 6 years ago

    Such a unique and fun talent!!

  • romyandclare

    romyandclare said 6 years ago

    Congratulations, Ruti! Beautiful, meticulous work!

  • gardenmis

    gardenmis said 6 years ago

    Your work is gorgeous and your passion for creativity shines out from it. Congrats on being FS, I hope your future holds all you would desire!

  • GardenDaisies

    GardenDaisies said 6 years ago

    Your swans are beautiful. Such talent! Congratulations on your Feature and best wishes to the future!

  • nenafaye

    nenafaye said 6 years ago

    Beautiful. Beautiful interview and I can tell you are a beautiful person. Good luck with being the featured artist! What an honor that is!

  • julieandco

    julieandco said 6 years ago

    Congrats! I've always loved your shop....so beautiful!

  • PeaceStitchStudio

    PeaceStitchStudio said 6 years ago

    What an amazing art form! Thank you for sharing. Best wishes on all your endeavors!

  • jenscloset

    jenscloset said 6 years ago

    Such a beautiful and unique shop! Congrats on being featured, well deserved!

  • LoveYourBling

    LoveYourBling said 6 years ago

    amazing work!

  • LittleWrenPottery

    LittleWrenPottery said 6 years ago

    Amazing! I loved reading your story, it's amazing how creative the women in your family are! Good luck with your shop!

  • KateStealey

    KateStealey said 6 years ago

    Stunning, just stunning. What a lovely spirit you have, shining through your interview. Good luck in your art and studies; you have been given a gift!

  • rosesandlemons

    rosesandlemons said 6 years ago

    Lovely work!

  • gilstrapdesigns

    gilstrapdesigns said 6 years ago

    Your work is so amazing!

  • kathyscraftroom55

    kathyscraftroom55 said 6 years ago

    I just love your work with the colorful papers you use. Recyling paper is a plus and having such pretty art pieces come from it is-** wonderful!! Keep up the great work. :o)

  • kathyscraftroom55

    kathyscraftroom55 said 6 years ago

    I just love your work with the colorful papers you use. Recyling paper is a plus and having such pretty art pieces come from it is-** wonderful!! Keep up the great work. :o)

  • rinnyc

    rinnyc said 6 years ago

    Very inspirational

  • ElfiePins

    ElfiePins said 6 years ago

    so interesting! great interview and very beautiful work!

  • ACupOfSparkle

    ACupOfSparkle said 6 years ago

    Your paper swans are fantastic. I have seen your shop earlier and happy to see your interview. Great work and congratulations to you!!!

  • JessicaWalkerStudio

    JessicaWalkerStudio said 6 years ago

    Lovely constructions Ruti! Beautiful colors and shapes. Thanks for sharing your story!

  • ikabags

    ikabags said 6 years ago

    Beautiful ! Congrats Ruti !

  • HookableDesigns

    HookableDesigns said 6 years ago

    Your craft is a work of art. Each piece has such eye catching detail and to think it all can from paper and a creative mind. Very beautiful.

  • ChezlyXsane

    ChezlyXsane said 6 years ago

    Here i was thinking paper was just paper. I never knew paper could be so beautiful! :)

  • PaperAndBooks

    PaperAndBooks said 6 years ago

    Beautifrl!

  • TickledPinkKnits

    TickledPinkKnits said 6 years ago

    What a sweet interview! Great to get to know you. Congrats, Ruti!

  • missbirdies

    missbirdies said 6 years ago

    Congrats on a wonderful feature! Your pieces are truly stunning! What a treasure! XO

  • jmayoriginals

    jmayoriginals said 6 years ago

    one of my favorite shops! congrats on the feature, and great interview.

  • hippiekingdom

    hippiekingdom said 6 years ago

    So happy to see Ruti featured. I have been a great admirer of her work. So well deserved!!!

  • pillowfactory

    pillowfactory said 6 years ago

    Such beauty in her work.. your creations are graceful, congratulations om the feature!

  • littlebugjewelry

    littlebugjewelry said 6 years ago

    Cool!

  • biddlebeed

    biddlebeed said 6 years ago

    Great interview and stunning work - Congratulations!

  • AronaWalsh

    AronaWalsh said 6 years ago

    Your work is so beautiful and meticulous. I love it!

  • bigbluebed

    bigbluebed said 6 years ago

    Gorgeous work -something haven't seen before but I love it. And interesting interview too. Lovely to here about you.

  • quiltsbykandy

    quiltsbykandy said 6 years ago

    Truly amazing!!! I've never seen anything like it before. I can see how you would become hooked on it. It's beautiful, absolutely beautiful.

  • CornerShopofLove

    CornerShopofLove said 6 years ago

    Your work is awesome, and speaking as the mom to a little with with many special issues, you can be a huge resources to parents, one day. You can be understanding when faced with shy parents who are thrust into the world of interacting with medical professionals on a daily basis. You can also encourage parents to explore the possibility of turning their own craftiness into a bit of income when their children's needs prohibit them from traditional employment. Congratulations on the feature. You have awesome skills, and an amazing future ahead of you!

  • TCaponePhoto

    TCaponePhoto said 6 years ago

    I can only imagine the amount of time, and love, that goes in to each of these! I have always admired your work and congratulate you on the feature! Keep up the amazing work :)

  • SnWeStore

    SnWeStore said 6 years ago

    Love you story. Do you know this type of paper folding have a story behind? Originally chinese fold them in Chinese penny bills, it usually give as gift, mostly construct as pineapple for good luck. Many years ago, some human traffic gang shipped many illegal chinese to new york, they all detain for very long time before USA decided what to do with them, during that time, all those chinese use any paper they have and start to fold this little triangle and constructed many scuptures, I believe they are display in a museum in new York. Hope you like the story! Coagulation! Wingy

  • ohzie

    ohzie said 6 years ago

    amazing handcraft!!! congrats on being FS!!!

  • kensgardenpottery

    kensgardenpottery said 6 years ago

    I've never seen this before. Wonderful art!

  • blueroompottery

    blueroompottery said 6 years ago

    Hi Ruti, so happy to see you as a FS!! I love your work, you know that, I wish that all your dreams come true my dear!! Oh, and you have such beautiful expressive hands!! Love, Marietta :>)

  • kookubug

    kookubug said 6 years ago

    Gorgeous work! Very creative!

  • Lilsugarskulls

    Lilsugarskulls said 6 years ago

    Something you don't see everyday, Very nice clean and sharp...I love your items~VEry nice shop and creative. Great Job~ ~Lil Sugar Skulls Baby Couture~

  • MaryFosterCreative

    MaryFosterCreative said 6 years ago

    Delightful interview and wonderful work. Congratulations!

  • LoveandKnit

    LoveandKnit said 6 years ago

    Congrats Ruti! :)

  • grain

    grain said 6 years ago

    Fabulous work! ברכות

  • carlossantiago

    carlossantiago said 6 years ago

    fun and beautiful work!!!! keep on making pretty cool things!

  • Parachute425

    Parachute425 said 6 years ago

    As a lover of all things paper, I salute you. Love the recycled aspect of it all. Nice work. Congrats.

  • papertreehousestudio

    papertreehousestudio said 6 years ago

    beautiful and inspiring. i like the sculptures even more now that i know it came for recycled papers. amazing!

  • ohbabydotcom

    ohbabydotcom said 6 years ago

    Outstanding workmanship! Beautiful items :)

  • WhisperingOak

    WhisperingOak said 6 years ago

    Amazing artwork. Great interview

  • MaJentaDesigns

    MaJentaDesigns said 6 years ago

    wow gorgeous pieces! Love the idea of upcycling the paper scraps into beautiful and useful items like her swans! :)

  • DaleBCraft

    DaleBCraft said 6 years ago

    Absolutely amazing work. !!!

  • Garden22DesignStudio

    Garden22DesignStudio said 6 years ago

    Wow, your work is so unique! I love it, congratulations on the feature!

  • SoulSeeds

    SoulSeeds said 6 years ago

    Gorgeous work! And thanks for the heads up on Wasteland! I've added it to my list to see. Congrat's!

  • jasminegrove

    jasminegrove said 6 years ago

    Beautiful. I loved the interview too.

  • klgCreationsVa

    klgCreationsVa said 6 years ago

    Absolutely amazing, love that you recycle paper!!

  • inthelavenderhaze

    inthelavenderhaze said 6 years ago

    This is truly quite amazing! So talented! Congrats on the feature!

  • WoolnFelt

    WoolnFelt said 6 years ago

    are you kidding me? A-MAZ_ING

  • SoliDeoGloriaSDG

    SoliDeoGloriaSDG said 6 years ago

    fascinating art form - congratulations!

  • barbaranovo

    barbaranovo said 6 years ago

    Beautiful & amazing - congratulations!

  • GreenPost

    GreenPost said 6 years ago

    love your work!! congrats on your feature!!

  • DreamCake

    DreamCake said 6 years ago

    What beautiful art! I love swans :) Congrats on the feature!

  • ChristinaRomeo

    ChristinaRomeo said 6 years ago

    Really cool story, your shop is amazing!

  • littlesoup

    littlesoup said 6 years ago

    beautiful. I can appreciate the story of the swan.

  • Vitique

    Vitique said 6 years ago

    I remember seeing your work before this feature and loving it. I was so excited to see this article and to be able to say "I know her!" - well, I know your work :) Congrats. A well deserved feature.

  • sandragrafik

    sandragrafik said 6 years ago

    Beautiful and delicate artwork and lovely interview, Ruti! Congratulations!! I do identify a lot with your personality... as well as you, I'm really shy and I express myself through my art.

  • BelieveJewelrySupply

    BelieveJewelrySupply said 6 years ago

    Congratulations on being Featured on Etsy!! Your swans are amazingly beautiful!! The fact that you recycle paper that others would throw away and turn them into such stunning works of art....... you should be so proud of your all work!!!!

  • Willow4u

    Willow4u said 6 years ago

    What a beautiful art!!

  • JoDeneMoneuseJewelry

    JoDeneMoneuseJewelry said 6 years ago

    I have no idea how you do what you do.....amazing and oh so pretty. I would love to see the curtain......sounds so interesting!! Congrats on the feature, keep up the good work.

  • liluchic

    liluchic said 6 years ago

    :D Awesome!

  • mystudio

    mystudio said 6 years ago

    Great article.

  • TheScarfTree

    TheScarfTree said 6 years ago

    I love your work! I favourited you in my store along time ago and I am so happy you are featured, since your work is amazing, it truly is an art - and it seems one that requires a lot of patience from collecting to folding. Keep up your beautiful work! All the best to you and your boyfriend! (And yes you are very lucky that your boyfriend is patient to have your works of art around, where else can you keep them)? Thanks for sharing your lovely story!

  • OBLUV

    OBLUV said 6 years ago

    I Love how you involve everyone in this recycling proccess & then create this Amazing work! It is BEAUTIFUL <3 Your so inspiring! I Look forward to buying your art for my home<3

  • noavider

    noavider said 6 years ago

    beautiful! love your work!

  • noavider

    noavider said 6 years ago

    beautiful! love your work!

  • corazondulce

    corazondulce said 6 years ago

    Beautiful work and great interview!!

  • KittenSightings

    KittenSightings said 6 years ago

    The swans are so beautiful! Congrats!

  • HeartOfAlmanor

    HeartOfAlmanor said 6 years ago

    Beautiful and delicate artwork and lovely interview .So happy to see Ruti featured. I have been an admirer of your work, http://www.etsy.com/treasury/NTg4ODY2NnwzNzY3NDk3MzQ/summer-pleasure?ref=pr_treasury Your work is so exceptional, Congratulations.

  • peaseblossomstudio

    peaseblossomstudio said 6 years ago

    Hooray Ruti! Congrats!

  • SaltCityPatisserie

    SaltCityPatisserie said 6 years ago

    Your work is so beautiful! Congrats on being a FS!!

  • tantancharms

    tantancharms said 6 years ago

    Your work is lovely!!!!

  • Peachygirl

    Peachygirl said 6 years ago

    What an unusual and beautiful craft! Keep up your awesome work, you are an inspiration!

  • craftluxuries

    craftluxuries said 6 years ago

    beautiful work! you have great talent! congrats!

  • AikyoCreation

    AikyoCreation said 6 years ago

    Wow. This is such a beautiful work! Coincidently, I was in Haifa for my birthday last month on holiday. It was a lovely holiday. :-)

  • earthakitsch

    earthakitsch said 6 years ago

    So beautiful! The attention to detail is amazing.

  • beliz82

    beliz82 said 6 years ago

    Congrats !!!! Very very happy to see you !!! Wonderful shop !!!

  • asileoriginals

    asileoriginals said 6 years ago

    Lovely!!!

  • prettyurbanloft

    prettyurbanloft said 6 years ago

    How unique...your art is awesome!

  • SimpleJoysPaperie

    SimpleJoysPaperie said 6 years ago

    Ruti, your work is amazing! Thank you for sharing your story with us. :)

  • VianneyCreations

    VianneyCreations said 6 years ago

    I fet in love since I saw your swans while ago....it is amazing art...congrats!

  • VianneyCreations

    VianneyCreations said 6 years ago

    I meant to say I "felt" sorry for the typo

  • jsj121

    jsj121 said 6 years ago

    Congrats on being a featured seller. Your work is beautiful and amazing!!! Love it!

  • KettleConfections

    KettleConfections said 6 years ago

    Your colors and designs are so amazing and beautiful! Congrats on the feature.

  • MirrorPlates

    MirrorPlates said 6 years ago

    I've never seen anything like this before! Such patience and imagination you have. Beautiful works of art!

  • MissPattisAttic

    MissPattisAttic said 6 years ago

    You are amazing! I know it must take so much patience to do what you do. I love your shop and all the pretty things you make. Thank you so much for sharing your art with all of us.

  • WellCriated

    WellCriated said 6 years ago

    Aww YAY! Congrats!!! You are so awesome - so happy to see you as the FS! :D

  • kellydewitt

    kellydewitt said 6 years ago

    This art looks so fun. Would love to learn how to do this.

  • BraveTurtleCreations

    BraveTurtleCreations said 6 years ago

    Wowza! Congrats on the feature and the support of all the people who've helped gather paper for you too!

  • BlissfullyRandom

    BlissfullyRandom said 6 years ago

    Thanks so much for sharing your lovely story and amazing talent with the Etsy community!! All the best in your future endeavers!!

  • vintagewise

    vintagewise said 6 years ago

    this is amazing! 2 days ago, i found your store through a treasury and was instantly smitten. Everything is beautiful. I wondered where you found your paper and how you created such lovely intricate patterns and shapes. Etsy must have read my mind, because here you are today a FS--yay! now that I know your story, I love your art even more...to think you make such beautiful things from cast-off papers and just the hours that each one takes. One thing though -- I think your prices are too low...your work is definitely worth more ♥

  • TheJoyofColor

    TheJoyofColor said 6 years ago

    Congratulations Ruti so well deserved ברכות רותי נהנתי לקרוא וללמוד עלייך יותר בהצלחה יעל

  • RomanceinSilverAH

    RomanceinSilverAH said 6 years ago

    Unique and beautiful. Love the way you use colors

  • joyscottglass

    joyscottglass said 6 years ago

    Love your unique shop. Great feature, Congrats

  • jacknjilldesigns

    jacknjilldesigns said 6 years ago

    What an amazing talent!! Just absolutely stunning! Congratulations on being the featured seller, I enjoyed the article. Best wishes!!!

  • ThePinkTonka

    ThePinkTonka said 6 years ago

    Awesome! I love them all!

  • coffeebreakdesigns

    coffeebreakdesigns said 6 years ago

    Beautiful! And so interesting! All the best ot you in all you endeavors.

  • dandedesign

    dandedesign said 6 years ago

    Amazing art and great interview. I really enjoyed reading it and now I'm off to visit your shop.

  • cupcakegangster

    cupcakegangster said 6 years ago

    gorgeous! i love that you recycle your paper rather than buy it much more interesting!

  • TandJsoaps

    TandJsoaps said 6 years ago

    Congrats! Your shop is beautiful and your craft is amazing, I love your swans. Best of luck!

  • Rewoodtoys

    Rewoodtoys said 6 years ago

    Wow! These are absolutely beautiful. What an amazing talent :)

  • PoetryofObjects

    PoetryofObjects said 6 years ago

    Gorgeous!

  • ajfire27

    ajfire27 said 6 years ago

    I have one of her swans and featured her as the Tradition of the Week on January 16th on my facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/Baskauta

  • MySweetPumpkin

    MySweetPumpkin said 6 years ago

    beautiful and imaginative work!lovely and interesting interview as well.congratulations!!

  • feltonthefly

    feltonthefly said 6 years ago

    Congratulations on being featured! I've admired your work for a very long time.

  • helloambition

    helloambition said 6 years ago

    fun. I must admit that I tried making these (with a kit) twice and failed both times. so hard to make.

  • DuncanCreekCrafts

    DuncanCreekCrafts said 6 years ago

    Beautiful work! Best wishes for your future.

  • RemnantsOfHope

    RemnantsOfHope said 6 years ago

    Your art is beautiful. C:

  • tokenandpine

    tokenandpine said 6 years ago

    I've never seen anything like your art before! Your work and your outlook on life are both so lovely.

  • Tina669

    Tina669 said 6 years ago

    beautiful pieces of art!

  • bunderlai

    bunderlai said 6 years ago

    absolutely stunning and inspiring, rutis!! congratulations on your wonderful creativity and yourself and sharing it with us.

  • 3rdAveShore

    3rdAveShore said 6 years ago

    So very deserving of this feature...I better get one before the price triples :) Girl you could easily sell these at a much high rate.....they are b.e.a.u.t.i.f.u.l. Congrats & aloha, Sam www.3rdaveshore.com

  • 3rdAveShore

    3rdAveShore said 6 years ago

    So very deserving of this feature...I better get one before the price triples :) Girl you could easily sell these at a much high rate.....they are b.e.a.u.t.i.f.u.l. Congrats & aloha, Sam www.3rdaveshore.com

  • forgetmenotprintable

    forgetmenotprintable said 6 years ago

    Your swans are really gorgeous!

  • CarlaRaeVintage

    CarlaRaeVintage said 6 years ago

    WOW your work is so beautiful. I have not seen anything like it and I really am amazed by it. Congrats.

  • LonelyCoyote

    LonelyCoyote said 6 years ago

    Incredible what you can do with paper. Such a great artist!!!

  • TheScarletSageTree

    TheScarletSageTree said 6 years ago

    CONGRATS, RUTI :))) I am awestruck by your oh-so-beautiful shop and this unique art! Your stuff dazzles, esp. the swans, they're so breathtaking and what makes them even more beautiful is that you have painstakingly created them out of waste scraps of paper. Hats off to you for the genius in your fingers and the thought in your heart. Wishing you always have success, joy and inspiration, Suzanne

  • MindfulCatfish

    MindfulCatfish said 6 years ago

    Who makes the shirt she is wearing in this picture!?

  • styleforlife

    styleforlife said 6 years ago

    Soooo creative and lovely. :-) Beautiful shop! Congrats! xxx EL Vintage

  • drawingsbydavid

    drawingsbydavid said 6 years ago

    Beautiful craft!!

  • EvesLittleEarthlings

    EvesLittleEarthlings said 6 years ago

    Congrats! I've always loved your shop :)

  • seaoats

    seaoats said 6 years ago

    amazing....thanks for sharing your story!

  • seaoats

    seaoats said 6 years ago

    amazing....thanks for sharing your story!

  • VeniVidiVintage

    VeniVidiVintage said 6 years ago

    Wow you are such an amazing creator! What a wonderful read, keep up the unbelievable work! <3

  • mysticrafts

    mysticrafts said 6 years ago

    Very creative. Love your shop.

  • shazzasknits

    shazzasknits said 6 years ago

    Love your story and your beautiful work! I am really impressed by your use of tea bag wrappers and old papers which are transformed into a thing of beauty, wow an amazing talent you have :)

  • HulaGirl1922

    HulaGirl1922 said 6 years ago

    ¸.•*¨*•☆Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ☆•*¨*•. ... Lovely ♥

  • inkstomp

    inkstomp said 6 years ago

    I used to live in Singapore, and walk by a store that sold these paper-folded animals every day to school -- I was so jealous of the skills those women had! Now that I live in Canada, it's been awhile since I've seen these intricate figurines, so it was a pleasant surprise to see it on the blog today. I've yet to learn how to do this craft, and am still jealous! It's also nice to see Etsy feature sellers who make a more diverse range of objects, and who aren't (yet) "superstar sellers".

  • TheMillineryShop

    TheMillineryShop said 6 years ago

    Mazal Tov Ruti! Kol HaKavod!

  • inkstomp

    inkstomp said 6 years ago

    The story behind this form of origami is fascinating: it's called "Golden Venture", and was popularized in the 90s when a ship of the same name brought some illegal Chinese immigrants into USA. While the Chinese refugees applied for political asylum, they were put in prison. To pass their time, the Chinese prisoners folded and assembled paper models, some of which were given as gifts to those who helped their cause. There is now a traveling exhibit of some of these works, and other works in this style, organized by the Museum of Chinese in the Americas (MOCA), which is in New York City.

  • TheHummingbirdNest

    TheHummingbirdNest said 6 years ago

    Just gorgeous - wow! I love this: " I relate to the swan because I'm shy and in certain situations, it's difficult for me to speak. My art is a way for me to express myself."

  • BlueMoonLights

    BlueMoonLights said 6 years ago

    Wow!! Your work is absolutely stunning and beautiful!! Congrats on being featured!!

  • gretchenmist

    gretchenmist said 6 years ago

    your work is so intricate and divine! congrats on the feature ~ great interview :)

  • BossysFeltworks

    BossysFeltworks said 6 years ago

    We were smitten when we found your work last fall... simply lovely. Congrats on FS... We wish you all the best!

  • LuLusApple

    LuLusApple said 6 years ago

    Yay! Congrats I love your shop :D

  • AmyJiggetts

    AmyJiggetts said 6 years ago

    Congrats! I love the color variations in your work truly neat!!!!!

  • TheHappyDeer

    TheHappyDeer said 6 years ago

    I recently watched a great documentary on the art of origami & paper folding culture called " Between the Folds" , I love your work and am happy to see this story here!

  • petekdesign

    petekdesign said 6 years ago

    Congrats Ruti! keep on doing what you love best, your work is amazing! Best of luck to you and your talent family ;)

  • steampunkfunk

    steampunkfunk said 6 years ago

    So beautiful! I love your work and your interview was fantastic! Congrats on your feature!

  • Baronyka

    Baronyka said 6 years ago

    Congratulations Ruti amazing shop and artist!! בהצלחה (:

  • rosemreyes

    rosemreyes said 6 years ago

    Her swans are gorgeous!

  • lorenabr

    lorenabr said 6 years ago

    Wonderful shop:)

  • ShawnBoenArt

    ShawnBoenArt said 6 years ago

    Congrats Ruti! Phenomenal, unique and beautiful work. I love the effect and the colors. I also love the textures - I like to touch artwork and yours would be one of them! Would love to see more. :)

  • JechoryGlassDesigns

    JechoryGlassDesigns said 6 years ago

    Fantastic work, very different!

  • ThongbaiTatong

    ThongbaiTatong said 6 years ago

    This is amazing, Ruti. Your work in incredible. You have so much love and passion for it. I am so proud of you! Congratulations on being the Featured Seller and for inspiring us all. Best wishes to you, your art and your studies.

  • MyLolaFashion

    MyLolaFashion said 6 years ago

    I'm so impressed! Congrats! Tali

  • TinglingStudio

    TinglingStudio said 6 years ago

    Uh, that's crazy! (in a positive way, of course). Amazing work.

  • Franziska

    Franziska said 6 years ago

    Your work is lovely and the feature inspiring...Thank you!

  • kanekl

    kanekl said 6 years ago

    Wow your work is so Awesome and unique. I love it.

  • MoonHalo

    MoonHalo said 6 years ago

    Amazing work and great article! Congratulations!!

  • mandaia

    mandaia said 6 years ago

    I love your work! Wonderfull!

  • SmallkineCreations

    SmallkineCreations said 6 years ago

    Beautiful artwork! Love it! Aloha.

  • SmallkineCreations

    SmallkineCreations said 6 years ago

    Beautiful artwork! Love it! Aloha.

  • MonikaDesign

    MonikaDesign said 6 years ago

    Love your work! Big congrats!

  • authorsdaughter

    authorsdaughter said 6 years ago

    Wow! absolutely gorgeous!

  • HeyHarriet

    HeyHarriet said 6 years ago

    Your work is beautiful! Congrats on the feature! It's so well deserved and was lovely to read!

  • authorsdaughter

    authorsdaughter said 6 years ago

    Wow! absolutely gorgeous!

  • LouisestArt

    LouisestArt said 6 years ago

    Love the shop and great seller!

  • Meiorigami

    Meiorigami said 6 years ago

    I have noticed you at the first day I joined Esty, very nice art work and keep creating !!! ^.^

  • Meiorigami

    Meiorigami said 6 years ago

    I have noticed you at the first day I joined Esty, very nice art work and keep creating !!! ^.^

  • pinkbijou

    pinkbijou said 6 years ago

    love it!! lovely idea

  • 2yellowbirds

    2yellowbirds said 6 years ago

    Absolutely stunning. I love that they're so beautifully delicate and made of what most would call trash. Keep up the great work.

  • Marmozel

    Marmozel said 6 years ago

    Such art requires so many patient, really proud of you. Very nice works :)

  • Marmozel

    Marmozel said 6 years ago

    Such art requires so many patient, really proud of you. Very nice works :)

  • KagoKadae

    KagoKadae said 6 years ago

    Interesting and unique work :=)

  • mandaleighf

    mandaleighf said 6 years ago

    This is simply amazing! Congrats!

  • silkiness

    silkiness said 6 years ago

    I love this line, "The urge to create tickles my fingers, my soul". You do some very nice work!

  • Zeffs

    Zeffs said 6 years ago

    Ruti, I think that you would enjoy the documentary "Between the Folds" (Its a watch it now on Netflix). It shows mind blowing examples of how paper folding is used in art, math and philosophy. I love the obsessive and repetitive qualities of your work. It comes across as being very pretty and smart :)

  • GalleonJewelry

    GalleonJewelry said 6 years ago

    The color in your work is so inspiring!! I want one of your bowls for a table top center piece.

  • lumosdesign

    lumosdesign said 6 years ago

    gorgeous art and eco-friendly pieces:)

  • Linohandmade

    Linohandmade said 6 years ago

    Lovely and unique! Congrats !

  • claudine

    claudine said 6 years ago

    So beautiful!

  • CallOfEarth

    CallOfEarth said 6 years ago

    love your work! :) and glad to see you FS

  • AllthingsWood

    AllthingsWood said 6 years ago

    Amazing, unique and very pretty. What patience you have. ♥

  • Ullvuna

    Ullvuna said 6 years ago

    impressive..! Congratulations and all the best for you! Keep going!! cheers

  • Balanced

    Balanced said 6 years ago

    wow!! such a unique shop! big congrats on your feature! well deserved!

  • JewelrybyDorothy

    JewelrybyDorothy said 6 years ago

    So glad to see you featured! Love your shop! Congrats!

  • vintagemagazineads

    vintagemagazineads said 6 years ago

    Really a great shop, great work beautiful thanks, Joe

  • purauralem

    purauralem said 6 years ago

    Stunning!

  • StudioCherie

    StudioCherie said 6 years ago

    Wonderful, interesting work and a lovely interview - the perfect combination.

  • Bigbonehandmade

    Bigbonehandmade said 6 years ago

    you are so creative !!!

  • woodwithheart

    woodwithheart said 6 years ago

    Absolutely beautiful creations. Congradulations on Feature. May your work touch many!

  • OceansideCastle

    OceansideCastle said 6 years ago

    So unique and creative. I enjoyed reading your article. All the best and continued success in doing what you love.

  • JasminBlancBoutique

    JasminBlancBoutique said 6 years ago

    Wow, amazing! Stunning creations :)

  • artfields

    artfields said 6 years ago

    Ruti, congratulations! I loved your shop from the start. Yaela

  • artfields

    artfields said 6 years ago

    Ruti, congratulations! I loved your shop from the start. Yaela

  • HannahMadden

    HannahMadden said 6 years ago

    fantastic creations!

  • westbyron

    westbyron said 6 years ago

    These are really amazing. Beautiful. Totally underpriced :)

  • MootiDesigns

    MootiDesigns said 6 years ago

    Really?!?!?! How do you even come up with this? Amazing...

  • TwinDreamCreations

    TwinDreamCreations said 6 years ago

    Lovely work!

  • thebeadgirl

    thebeadgirl said 6 years ago

    can i just say i'm totally in awe? Your work is fantastic! Wow. Congrats on the feature and best wishes for you future. you are going to go FAR!

  • pajaritaohara

    pajaritaohara said 6 years ago

    lovely!

  • pajaritaohara

    pajaritaohara said 6 years ago

    lovely!

  • pajaritaohara

    pajaritaohara said 6 years ago

    lovely!

  • todomini

    todomini said 6 years ago

    wonderful art & work!

  • Donauluft

    Donauluft said 6 years ago

    Hey cool! Congrats Ruti! great interview!

  • ghettovinyl

    ghettovinyl said 6 years ago

    Beautiful! good luck to you.

  • ghettovinyl

    ghettovinyl said 6 years ago

    Beautiful! good luck to you.

  • littlejarofhearts

    littlejarofhearts said 6 years ago

    Yay! I've been a huge fan for a while! Congrats on the feature! woohooo!

  • AccentsandPetals

    AccentsandPetals said 6 years ago

    Beautiful work Ruti. Congratulations and goodluck.

  • jiggyjewels

    jiggyjewels said 6 years ago

    What a unique way to show color by folding paper. I've never seen anything like it and I love it. I'm glad you found something that you couldn't stop doing - very few people in this world find that. You are blessed to be doing this work of art and so are we for looking at it and admiring it.

  • BanglewoodSupplies

    BanglewoodSupplies said 6 years ago

    I love it!

  • anotherghostquilts

    anotherghostquilts said 6 years ago

    Lovely pieces and in general, a very nice feature. Best of luck with your shop.

  • tripperdungan

    tripperdungan said 6 years ago

    Great work. It's quite staggering.

  • BRHDesigns

    BRHDesigns said 6 years ago

    Wow! Amazing! You are one patient beautiful girl and your items are gorgeous! Best Wishes.

  • meowadays

    meowadays said 6 years ago

    wonderful!

  • silver2turquoise

    silver2turquoise said 6 years ago

    It's about time RutisRoots. I used your Little Mermaid in one of my treasuries. Amazing what you do with paper.

  • jpgphotography

    jpgphotography said 6 years ago

    Just beautiful.

  • AltogetherLeather

    AltogetherLeather said 6 years ago

    How beautiful and unique your creation are! Lovely interview. :)

  • gdhenson

    gdhenson said 6 years ago

    fantastic

  • gdhenson

    gdhenson said 6 years ago

    fantastic

  • anakim

    anakim said 6 years ago

    העבודה שלך מקסימה וכיף לקרוא עליך - בהצלחה:)

  • andiespecialtysweets

    andiespecialtysweets said 6 years ago

    So glad to see you getting the spot light! Your work is so creative and intricate... it really does bring me joy. Congrats and best wishes! : )

  • UneekDollDesigns

    UneekDollDesigns said 6 years ago

    Beautiful and unique art work, thank you for sharing!

  • IndyGrrrlProductions

    IndyGrrrlProductions said 6 years ago

    Amazing items : )

  • planetlovevintage

    planetlovevintage said 6 years ago

    What a wonderful and patient artist you are!! Your work is lovely!!

  • ReinventionbyAngelaB

    ReinventionbyAngelaB said 6 years ago

    Lovely work and inspiring article! Thank you.

  • ShiraMazor

    ShiraMazor said 6 years ago

    Go Go Israeli art! love the Lava Swan, Shira.

  • LittleBlueMoon

    LittleBlueMoon said 6 years ago

    Your smile looks kinda shy too :}

  • recmend

    recmend said 6 years ago

    Great product!

  • redemptionart

    redemptionart said 6 years ago

    OMG, your work is beautiful, I admire your patience and diligence. Congratulations, keep up the good work and best of luck in school! Aloha, Connie

  • limitz

    limitz said 6 years ago

    You are amazing and your art is wonderful! I love it that its all from recycled scraps! Limitz

  • GrandmasStash

    GrandmasStash said 6 years ago

    What a talented artisan, well done, beautiful items!

  • Shellyka

    Shellyka said 6 years ago

    Great work Roti!!

  • Shellyka

    Shellyka said 6 years ago

    Good luck!

  • AnnaLela

    AnnaLela said 6 years ago

    What a great work.love it\ Good luck.........

  • MysticalRaindrops

    MysticalRaindrops said 6 years ago

    Wow these are really unique. Looks time consuming.

  • ile1974

    ile1974 said 6 years ago

    I really love your works! The swans are my fav^_^

  • jibbyandjuna

    jibbyandjuna said 6 years ago

    Congrats! Its so great learn more about you and your work!

  • RutisRoots

    RutisRoots said 6 years ago

    Thanks everyone! These lovely comments make mo so happy! Good luck to you all, Ruti

  • OneClayBead

    OneClayBead said 6 years ago

    I've long admired your work and have enjoyed learning more about the creative woman behind it. You are a shining start of talent!

  • TidbitsOfColor

    TidbitsOfColor said 6 years ago

    These are so unique!

  • MissHildebrandt

    MissHildebrandt said 6 years ago

    Great craft! Wow. I'd love to see what you could do with large scale pieces! COngrats to you and many props to you and your artistic family. Enjoy your life. X C.L.

  • hoosiermamma1

    hoosiermamma1 said 6 years ago

    Gorgeous, delicate work. Your art DOES speak volumes. Good luck in your future.

  • ISHAOR

    ISHAOR said 6 years ago

    Mazal tov,beautiful work and story,wish you all the best

  • honeycup

    honeycup said 6 years ago

    Gorgeous! I totally understand relating to something like a swan :)

  • honeycup

    honeycup said 6 years ago

    Hmmm I just realised someone else was using my avatar a number of post above...strange! But the comment above is form me :)

  • KatEzat

    KatEzat said 6 years ago

    Extraordinary! Thanks for sharing xx

  • ModernShop

    ModernShop said 6 years ago

    So beautiful. This must take a LOT of patience.

  • raindropdesigns

    raindropdesigns said 6 years ago

    Gorgeous pieces! They must take an enormous amount of patience. Congrats on your shop and your success!!

  • sevilyadesign

    sevilyadesign said 6 years ago

    Great! I love your work!

  • mehndiart09

    mehndiart09 said 6 years ago

    It's amazing how you have been able to transform pieces of paper. I'm so inspired to see your work. Congrats and wish you continued success.

  • SusanKJewelry

    SusanKJewelry said 6 years ago

    All That i can say is WOW!!!!!!

  • KisforCalligraphy

    KisforCalligraphy said 6 years ago

    Congratulations Ruti...you are so awesome and inspirational!

  • girliepains

    girliepains said 6 years ago

    amazing work

  • mylittlebannerstore

    mylittlebannerstore said 6 years ago

    Lovely <3

  • purUrthtopia

    purUrthtopia said 6 years ago

    What absolutely amazing art work. You truly define the word artist. Beautiful. Beautiful. Beautiful.

  • mywonderfulthings

    mywonderfulthings said 6 years ago

    I have never seen this type of craft before so interesting and you sound so lovely

  • katielynnjewelry

    katielynnjewelry said 6 years ago

    This work is beautiful and so creative and unique!

  • carellya

    carellya said 6 years ago

    congratulations Ruti ! KOL HAKOVOD!!! XOXO

  • FeltLLang

    FeltLLang said 6 years ago

    ongratulations on your feature!

  • FeltLLang

    FeltLLang said 6 years ago

    Great! I love your work!

  • rjane069

    rjane069 said 6 years ago

    You make such beautiful, thoughtful work, and yours is an inspiring story. congrats on the feature!

  • texturable

    texturable said 6 years ago

    Amazing!! Love your work

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