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Upcycled Clothing It’s not an exaggeration to say that as long as there has been clothing, there’s also been upcycled clothing. Torn clothes were mended, holes were patched, and young children complained about hand-me-downs from their older siblings.  But as...
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Modern Aluminum Gifts For A 10th Anniversary
According to tradition, the gift for a 10th wedding anniversary is supposed to be made of aluminum. This somewhat odd tradition of commemorating anniversary milestones with different materials – paper, wood, aluminum, etc. – began in Europe in the mid-1800s,...
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Over the years Escama Studio has been in many interesting situations. We've had our share of hits, near misses and surprises. Our favorite surprise of all was when actress Daryl Hannah asked us to make a red carpet outfit from...
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Carnival is the biggest tourist attraction in Brazil and attracts millions of international visitors each year. But Carnival in 2021 was wisely cancelled to reduce the spread of the pandemic, and this year, all official festivities have been tentatively postponed...
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After 20 years, we've come to accept the fact that very few people in the known universe can understand or pronounce the name of our company. “Escama?" “What's that?" For English speakers, no one knows what this word means, it...
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