Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Namibian Sands of Time

The history of Kolmanskop, Namibia, is interesting but very sad. In the early 1900's, diamonds were discovered and fortune seekers from all over the world flocked to this part of the desert and a town was born and flourished. But 40 years later it died when more rich deposits of diamonds were discovered near Oranjemund and left behind a ghost town....left to the sands of time.
The background of the quilt was pieced with diamonds to portray the history. It is my own design.

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