Laura has been making headbadges for few years. She made them while we were traveling, literally carrying a bag of hammers while on tour. She’s made them on picnic benches in national parks, inside motels and on the dining room tables of homestay guests. When she first started, she never thought that it would allow her a glimpse into people’s lives. Here’s her insight on the unexpected bond that happens when she makes a headbadge.

The Memory of Metal

To learn more about her headbadge work, check out her site or send her an email.

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