Found articles matching Elise Krentzel author.
    • Apr 24 2008
    • 24 Apr 2008

    Zhuang Embroidery Balls

    In China’s southwest province of Guangxi, the Zhuang nationality comprises the largest ethnic minority with about 14 million people. I was fortunate to meet types of people from this ancient tribe – men and women and little babies – while touring the region. Wherever I found examples of Zhuang collectibles, the one that struck me as particularly unusual was the embroidered ball.

    • Apr 11 2008
    • 11 Apr 2008

    Arita Pottery

    Hi, I’m Elise and I now live in Amsterdam. When I was in my twenties I lived in Japan for seven years. I wasn’t a geisha or anything like that. I led a rock and roll life as a music journalist and impresario.