Monthly Archives: March 2016

Space-age jewelry fuses science and art

Bells jingle in familiarity as I walk into the Maine Jewelry & Art store in downtown Bangor. But as I turn the corner, a new face greets me with a wave and a smile. Anne Reigstad went to school in Copenhagen to become a window display designer and then completely detoured into journalism for 25 […]

Maine-made canvas backpacks carried across the world

All over the world, people carry Jane Barron’s Maine-made backpacks. Australia, Sweden, Norway, Romania, Germany, Japan — the list goes on and on. And through it all Jane keeps on sewing, riveting and snipping in her living room-turned-studio for Alder Stream Canvas; often with the same patterns she’s used for 25 years. Surrounded by tables, […]