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  1. KathrynK in Blacklick

    I am looking forward to the rest of this series. You explain well the “why” behind the materials. I hope you will also be touching on the materials used in the fiber arts such as embroidery created for liturgical use.

  2. Janet Henderson

    I found this so interesting and moving. I already knew of the use of Lapis Lazuli for Mary’s dress, that natural pigments have subtle hues and of course that the reason we hold gold in such esteem is that it has unique properties. I had never before considered that there might be ethical reasons for choosing particular materials for liturgical decoration.
    I too look forward to the rest of this series.

  3. […] I leave you with some examples of what she does and invite you to read her article: The Role of Matter in Iconography and the Liturgical Arts […]

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