Gourd Art Enthusiasts

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Take some time to explore - we have forum discussions about gourd growing, crafting, products and embellishments, how to use this website, and much more.  Our event section features upcoming festivals and our photo section has thousands of gourd art photographs!  Drop by the chat section for quick answers to gourd questions and friendly gourd and off-topic conversations.  OUR SITE IS NON-COMMERCIAL.  PLEASE NO BUYING/SELLING/ADVERTISING. 


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Judy Folkman commented on Jennifer Hershman's photo


"Beautiful!  Love the form!"
3 hours ago
Beth Pany commented on Sharon A. Glass's photo


"Wow. Love the copper sheeting/gourd combo!!! Did you really do the patina finish after inserting the copper sheeting? Do you have more patience and coordination than I do? lol"
4 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Kym Koenig Belvin's photo

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"Great eyes!!"
7 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Kym Koenig Belvin's photo

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"I agree with Diane, very fresh!!"
8 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Kym Koenig Belvin's photo

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"Great job!"
8 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Kym Koenig Belvin's photo

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"very pretty!"
8 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Georgette Bacon's photo

green fish

"Love the fish on top. Does this light up?"
8 hours ago
Brenda Jamison commented on Michelle Weidner's photo


"When I first saw these I was reminded of something called a loony bird. Maybe it was from an old cartoon?"
8 hours ago
Carrie Cervantes commented on Miriam Joy's photo

Acorn Rim

"what an interesting rim!  cute:)"
10 hours ago
Carrie Cervantes commented on randy storm's photo


"Love these; perfect!"
10 hours ago
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