Grown in my grandmother's garden back in the early 2000's, my stockpile of gourds are about as old as me. After growing them, they must be put through a 2 year drying period. Luckily, these were stored safely in the rafters of her garage, waiting for me to rediscover them.
Here's how they look once I begin working with them.
The following images are some of the pieces I've created with this unique medium.
"Unforgotten Fragments" 2023