Tips on growing clematis--did you know they can't climb wooden trellises? They don't twine; they wrap, so any support thicker than 1/2 inch won't work. Use twine or trellis netting to give the illusion of climbing on your wooden trellis.
The work of Vladimir Kanevsky. He first came to this country from the Soviet Union in the late 1980s. He creates beautiful porcelain flowers. He is one of those artisans who raises the bar for refinement and beauty, creating magic out of clay and metal.