Vintage Spice Tins tell stories. Stories of home cooking and flavors, time of year, sense of place. Stories of adventure, travel and satisfaction. All in a few square inches of space. These ceramic tins intend to not only fool the eyes, they augment those vintage tales in artistic ways because when I design and hand-decorate them I quite often create my own version of the contents, mostly tongue in cheek or ironic. From rusty familiar brands to the esoteric, with their small focused glimpses they call up personal journeys.