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Bank, a cultural introduction

Getting to know the word from all angles...

Michal's considering the practicality of boosting his towering Fiction Corpus with a morality play about the martial arts; cites fatigueDictionary icon

I regard highly the soundness of honoring English as the world's second language. I do question the fatiguing process by which the English language is taught.Pointer

Beefing up one's artfulness with a language isn't like producing a more sonorous flute. A language - a spoken tongue - is not just an instrument that you can learn to manipulate with greater amounts of precision. A shared tongue cannot be pulled from the professed knowledge of a group of people of which it is a description. A language isn't recited; it happens - and keeps happening as long as a circle of people keeps using it.

To make people recite English is to cheat them out of its cultural context. A capable teacher must have a blueprint for introducing it; the smartest student ventures out to seek it.

A dictionary has the potential to be an influential tool. A decent dictionary will define a language based on a particular corpus, a body of writing of varying size and consistency. This corpus might include everything from a book about literature to an entire set of really inspiring stories. I lost many a sleepless night forging my "imposing" Fiction Corpus to form a specific type of dictionary based on the ability of one man to tell a story in myriad forms. It is a labor of love and listening.

I have pieced together a million words and I have codified them, reformulating them - not just to teach the English tongue but to describe the human spirit, and to pressure that spirit or soul not just to recite but to happen.

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A Place is the Common Word that Answers the Question, "Where?"

The most frequently used words in Michal's Corpus that represent common places

Help End Humiliation With ArtOne of Margo's pictures from our trip across Europe.

Strength and dignity are her clothing...

Proverbs 31:25

Author's Note: I have been enjoined from sharing the details of my true romance adventure until such time that the other party is prepared to present her perspective on the affair arrangement...Pointer

On the second to last weekend of June, 2011, I had joined my fellow naturists at a gathering of the Naturist Society in rural Pennsylvania. The next day I left on a flight for Europe. By the end of the week I had unexpectedly met another naturist, a woman, who was destined to accompany me on a tour of Europe's great naturist resorts.

Call it an accident. Call it divine will. I was never supposed to meet Margo...if not for one man's random criminal act...another abuse piled upon humanity by a fellow human. A robbery. A purse-snatching of a purse that happened to contain a passport. An assault on the human body. One of society's bad habits that I had come to fight as an artist working for body acceptance.

Though I was born in Europe, I had been brought up from a young age in America, living in states as diverse as Nebraska, Ohio and Connecticut. I was taught American values and saw reality from an American perspective. She was born and raised in a village in Poland. She went to work in the nearest town. The nearest city seemed like the center of the world. The American perspective was not something she was ever planning to see.

Margo and I spent over 40 days on the road. We started out as basically strangers, but in those 40 days we started listening to each other. We started teaching ourselves how to cooperate. Our journey across Europe may have ended, but our journey towards each other continues. No amount of fear, anger, sadness, disgust or anticipation can stop hope. Slowly but surely, we're learning how to beat the devils that abuse us.

One of Margo's pictures from our trip across Europe.

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During our trip across Europe, Margo very bravely opened up to me and to the camera. It was a difficult thing to do considering the scars that she carries. I wanted to share with the world her often joyful, often sad, often angry but always liberating experience except that the Internet is full of pictures of naked women and men and full of trolls who abuse them.

I realized that what I really need to point out is not the openness that Margo and I cultivated between ourselves, but the darkness that continues to surround us. When I censor nudity, I do so in a way that does not compromise the integrity of the human body. In censoring the photographs that Margo and I took during our trip, I was quick to notice that in those pictures where Margo was at her most open, at her most unguarded and most relaxed, in a word, when she was herself and basking in the sun I was forced to blacken her completely.

Why does our society drive people into darkness? Why can we not accept ourselves as we are? Why can we not accept our bodies? Have we truly become eunuchs? Or are we capable of defying the sickness that pits us against each other? Together we could conquer the devils that abuse us.

Whether you enjoy being nude or not, whether you've been photographed nude or not, but especially if, for you, like for Margo, it's something you never thought you would do, consider submitting your own photograph to be published in a censored manner as a form of protest against the ubiquitous presence of the human body on the internet, naked or not, that is published and duplicated ad infinitum without context and without regard for the identity or the needs of the individual being depicted.

Michal's Dictionary:
Understanding the word Bank

A word can represent many things. First and foremost it represents a type of gesture. A specific way of speaking. A specific way of inscribing a mark. A specific way of moving your hand. To know one of these kinds of gestures is to know how to pronounce the word bank in some kind of way.

If you want to communicate an idea using the word bank, you will need to know what other people are made to think when you make the gesture. You will never have complete awareness of or control over the associations or identities that are invoked by a set of words, but you can know what was and what is a single word's jointly accepted definition, at least for a given place, thereby tracing a direction which will help you to understand what kinds of associations and identities are driving its use.

By using the word yourself, you enter into a long-standing albeit oftentimes unconscious debate over its definition, forever entangling yourself into the history of its use. The way you use it, and which other words you use it with carries weight.

The more you know about where the word bank is located in the fabric of a language, the better you will be at exploiting its cultural power.

Pronunciation of BankMargo on a trampoline

I have yet to publish a pronunciation for the word bank.

Video of me pronouncing "bank."

Definition of BankMargo on a trampoline

I have yet to publish the definition of bank.

I'm sure it won't take too long.

Common use of bank in illustrative example sentencesMargo on a trampoline

  1. I have to go to the bank to make a deposit. Somebody actually paid me with a check.

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  2. The German side of town is on the left bank of the river and the Polish side on the right.

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  3. There's more bad news coming out of the west bank.

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  4. I watched the plane bank to the left and then it just hit the building.

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  5. I've started to bank online. Completely. I don't even have a place to go to cash a check. I have to send it to a PO box.

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  6. I have yet to come up with a sixth sentence using the word bank.

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  7. I have yet to come up with a seventh sentence using the word bank.

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Usage of Bank in Michal's Fiction CorpusMargo on a trampoline

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Michal's Fiction Corpus of Acceptance Literature (FiCAL) is presented under the Bare Bottom imprint. It is currently comprised of six bodies of work, each representing a different pillar of culture and incorporating a wide variety of writhing styles.

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Bank, a morphological approach

I have yet to make a morphological analysis of the word bank.

That doesn't mean it's not high on my list.

Table of Frequency for the Word "Bank."

This table lists in descending order the total number of times that the word bankand any of its morphological derivations appears in the Fiction Corpus, along with a breakdown of frequency by title, the respective rank of each word in the complete list of all words in the Corpus, as calculated both densely and competitively, as well as the percent increase in frequency of the word over the frequency of the next lowest rank in the complete list.

Margo stretching her arms
Percent Increase over next rankRANKWORDFrequency
TOTAL # of occurencesMCDONALDSJESUSSEXTSIGAJACKSONDINGBATS
densecompetitivemodern/sloppybiblical/tersepoetic/high-browhard/fasttalkymixed salad
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I have yet to publish the table of frequency for the word bank, but I will get to it shortly. -Michal

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Usage of Bank in Death to McDonalds

An aerial view of Dodger Stadium in the foreground, with an imaginary partially submerged Los Angeles behind

A story bible for a comic book series set in a post climate-change California narrated by eight characters who live through a natural disaster that sinks Los Angeles and triggers a war with an expansionist Mexican government covertly supported by China.

Frame #7235

the hijacker got out of the car. and went down the side of the bank. small frame im told. the guards think it might be a kid.

Sprint "Iphone" Case

24 December, 1:50 AM

Frame #7244

for somebody who doesnt swim. 150 yards is a marathon. and with the current. its gonna seem like the other bank is slipping away.

Sprint "Iphone" Case

24 December, 1:59 AM

Frame #6378

hulu crossed back into the exclusion zone through burbank. near the zoo. he says the city was empty. he didnt see anybody.

Chase Credit

23 December, 11:33 AM

Frame #6398

hulu says he didnt see any other airport. but based on what hes told me. he shouldve seen a big airport on his way to burbank.

Chase Credit

23 December, 11:53 AM

Frame #7352

another car got to the bank.

Sprint "Iphone" Case

24 December, 3:47 AM

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Usage of Bank in The Gospel of Jesus H.

A picture of the planet Mars

An experimental science fiction Christology that makes Jesus the hard boiled narrator of his own early years on a bizarro earth made dark by volcanic ash and informally ruled by a man from Mars who sells bottled air.

Jesus jumped. Like the wolf, he leaped onto the man's chest, embracing his arms, and, leaning his head down into his neck, as if to kiss him, he grabbed a hold of his tender flesh; his teeth squeezed muscle and vein (the sternocleidomastoid to be exact, and the jugular) which Jesus ripped from the man's neck. Blood was everywhere. Flesh hung from your father's teeth. The man dropped in screeching cries of anguish. Jesus leaned over and took the gun. The door to the Accountant's room flew open. Jesus fired. The man who had taken his letters fell down. The light in the Accountant's room went out. Jesus picked up the lamp (the one he had dropped before he leaped). He threw it into the Accountant's room. He turned around and crouched. The doorman appeared from around the corner with a flashlight. Jesus fired. The flashlight fell down. Jesus got up and turned back. The lamp was still lit inside the room. Jesus approached obliquely. Someone's leg was trying to reach the lamp from behind a desk. Jesus put the rifle's butt by his shoulder and shot the leg. Somebody cried. Then, someone shot, but to no avail. There were two people inside that room at least. Jesus slowly crabbed among the tied-up soldiers. There was a man inside: behind the desk, aiming a pistol through the doorway. Jesus smiled: the man couldn't see a goddamn thing. So Jesus shot him in the head. The other man lifted himself up from behind the desk, swinging his arm around and ready to shoot anything. Jesus shot him in the heart. That was it: five men dead: four guards and one Accountant. Jesus carefully checked every corner with the flashlight. That was it. Everybody else must be robbing the bank, Jesus thought. The real terrorists had no idea. Jesus smiled; he chuckled: there was no one else - just him, and a platoon. Perfect.

Verse 277 from the chapter called Arms

"What's that?"

"That's the Town Office."

"And that?"

"That's the Western Bank."

They crossed the road.

"What church is this?"

Verses 345-350 from the chapter called Security

Darkness reigned in the Old Town. There was no way of knowing where the bank was. We waited.

Verse 435 from the chapter called Arms

"That one?" said Washington. "That was just hysteria probably - not that I don't believe in that - what do they call it? - that Confederation. Right now, those are the only people I would ever believe. Stalin knows what he's talking about. Why do you think he's sitting there cooped up in that commissariat? That's punishment. Oh man! When the army starts trying to rob banks, that's when you know it's bad."

Verse 193 from the chapter called Bohemia

If any of this were true, it would've been tantamount to treason, which, for a Supercapitalist, was at least better than bankruptcy - but, thanks to the breakdown of interplanetary trade, thanks to the rise in fossil fuel consumption, and especially thanks to the terrorists for creating the Reserve Army's insatiable demand for oil, the Google Protocol was finally ratified by the United States. If Leonard Cohen-Krupnik had been somehow anticipating this otherwise unexpected development, it would seem as if he were some kind of retrospective gambling national hero. On the other hand, if there were anyone at all with the access to the kind of information - scientific or otherwise - that would've pointed toward the possibility - not to mention the probability - that the United States would take such a drastic, self-flagellating move, it would've been the Russians - but, if the Ukrainians were indeed Russians agents, and if the former Russian spy was in fact still working for someone other than himself, it seemed as if the Russians had been very keen on consolidating a grip on what would soon have become a totally worthless commodity - unless, of course, they were in contact with Panzer-Tank. That's how hard it was to speculate.

Verse 14 from the chapter called Security

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Usage of Bank in Sex for Children

A drawing of a man between a woman's legs in front of another man in a hospital bed

A literature book narrated by a pair of siblings on either side of the Atlantic whose profoundly weird sexual experiences pose a serious challenge to their traditional understanding of mathematicians, marriage, gay young men and God.

ANDY: He's got his own private room in a private ward. It's gonna be nice and quiet.

NIKE: He can afford that?

ANDY: Yeah.

NIKE: Very nice.

LUKA: What did he do? this friend of yours?

ANDY: Banking, finance.

NIKE: How long are you planning on doing this?

ANDY: As long as it takes, I guess.

NIKE: Do you have a schedule?

ANDY: No, not really.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 2, The Second Day, Part 1, Labor & Economic Reform, Section 8, Affording Private Health Care, Paragraphs 36-45

LUB: I know, I know, but what can I do? He is a tashak but he is my cousin. And you, kerpeden: I did not forgot about you.

NIKE: That's great.

LUB: Here: hold this. We are going to your bank.

NIKE: ...

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 4, The Fourth Day, Part 1, Our Constitution & Constitutional Reform, Section 3, The Profanity of Love, Paragraphs 38-41

BERT: Well, let me explain the history. You see, in the old days, merchants would keep their assets in banks all over the ancient world. And if you were shipping goods across the Mediterranean or something, you would sell your goods to a merchant at the port. You would give him a bill, and he would accept it by signing it. But then he'd give it back to you, because the bill wouldn't become due until a certain agreed-upon time. Now in the meanwhile, you could sell that bill to anyone; that's why it's negotiable - except that if the buyer defaults on the debt, you are liable because you've endorsed it - unless you sell it back to his actual creditors, which is to say, the banks that are holding his assets. You don't have to wait for the bill to be due to get your money, but the bank will take a cut for themselves, because then they have to wait, and you'll have to sell it for less than it's worth. And that's the premise behind the bill of exchange. Sorry for the lecture.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 1, The First Day, Part 1, Victory & Calendar Reform, Section 8, Financial Instruments, Paragraph 34

It was not a windy day for us, but up there high in the sky among the clouds it must have been very windy. There were only a few clouds and they were all very high up, so they must have been moving at tremendous speeds. They were almost as fast as the planes. In fact, as a jet plane would fly by overhead, its cloudy trail would start swinging behind it, as if the plane had been banking a curve instead of going straight.

– Title 3, Regarding a Dream, Chapter 2, The Second Day, Part 1, Labor & Economic Reform, Section 17, Crossing Paths, Paragraph 3, Clauses 1-4

There is nothing to consider. There was nothing overtly suspicious about Indiana's request. It was perfectly logical. They were, in fact, planning on moving to London; as a result, they were, in fact, hoping to sell their house in New York. Why shouldn't they paint it? Why shouldn't Indiana ask you to help? Albert was in London for the week; he was supposed to do it a month ago; the man from the bank was coming; Indiana wanted so badly to do it herself, but she didn't want to hire anyone; she was afraid they might steal something; you weren't doing anything; you were looking for work; and you would make such a handsome painter, she said; she would pay you handsomely.

– Title 2, Regarding the Romaniac, Part 1, Section 31, Receiving A Curious Invitation, Paragraph 5

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Usage of Bank in Tsiga Tsiga Tsiga

Bullets whizzing by a statue of Nikola Tesla

A collection of stories featuring a sexy Parisian ghost, a spooky Moon base full of vagina-faced aliens, a policeman with an Irish name, a truck full of watermelons, a flautist, and a man who has to see another man about a diseased horse.

"Don't joke around like that. You're worse than your brother. At least Catholic schools discriminate. If I so much as hear you've gotten down on one knee to tie your shoe, I'll have Davis tear into the company's finances. The IRS will freeze your assets. We'll see how your Bantu wife copes with bankruptcy."

Junior gave Sammy D a painful look. She averted her eyes.

– from “A Horse Named Clutch Bag,” an inspiring story featuring a lothario of sorts

Tae ran to his tent. He grabbed a spear he had fashioned in case of animal attack. He followed the bank. He encountered a forest. Roots stretched over the ground. Branches slapped him in the face. Tae was forced to slow down. He feared the worst. There was no telling how far Bo would go. "Stay alive," he kept repeating to himself. "I'm coming."

– from “How Tae & Bo Took Over the World and Kung & Fu Didn't,” an apocryphal bible story about waiting for the opportunity to strike

In due course, Patsy learned his suspect had escaped to Hong Kong. He went after him. Hong Kong was an orgy of sloping skyscrapers: the Finance Center, Central Plaza, the Bank of China Tower, Nina Tower-all had perfect spots for his suspect's favorite pleasure. Despite the immense difficulties, Patsy tracked him down.

– from “A Cop Named Patsy,” a funny story featuring good police-work

Ferrari heard a hawk cry. He considered the poor nightingale. What was he doing so far from the riverbank? He smiled. He loved watching his mother's belly dance the tarantella with her breasts. Throwing her down, he penetrated her from his knees. Thrusting as fast as he could, he made her whole body jiggle.

When they were finished, Ferrari's mother grew sad. Tears welled in her eyes. "He wept bitterly," she whispered.

– from “Italy Sucks and Has Sucked For A Long Time,” an adventure story set in the past even though it makes little difference

One day, Bo was washing her clothes in the river. The water was unusually full of silt. She tried wading further out. The current there was strong. She hit her ankle on a rock. It started to hurt terribly. She hobbled her way back towards the bank. A bit of laundry slipped from her hand. Foolishly, she tried to grab it.

– from “How Tae & Bo Took Over the World and Kung & Fu Didn't,” an apocryphal bible story about the birth of civilization

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Usage of Bank in Sorry Ms. Jackson

Chiseled letters from an ancient stone tablet hanging on a wall

A real play. With drama in it. Talk fast. It takes two hours. Set in a guest house. In a small community. After a murder. Lots of suspicion. The characters learn to listen to each other. It's funny.

"Bank" does not make an appearance in Sorry Miss Jackson.

- Michal Slaby

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Usage of Bank in Miscellaneous Dingbats

The title of the book at the end of a string of miscellaneous dingbats

A story book full of short fiction stories. An interesting bedtime mystery. A fairy tale. Science fiction romance. Adult life. Uninspiring gay fiction. Horror.

I've never been to Hong Kong. I was in Macao once. I lost 25,000 dollars at the casino. I won it back later in Vegas but while I was in Macao and out of money I went for a walk. To clear my head. To get away from the tables. To my great amusement I stumbled upon a street named after Sir Lima. The street ran right into another street named Rebelo. There was a bank on the corner.

– from “Beautiful Branca,” a true story that changes certain facts if I even remember them correctly

The bank on the corner of Lima and Rebelo streets was a big bank. It had a glass tower reaching up into the heavens like every other building in the area. It was an old bank. Its first two floors were refreshingly free of the massive luxury watch billboards and perfume ads that littered the eye in every direction. The walls were made of stone. Walking further I realized it was just a facade. But the wall that ran perpendicular to Lima and Rebelo streets had a gallery on the second floor. It was the one old thing of substance I could see. The one part of the old building you could actually stand on. For a second I imagined myself in 19th century China as if I were a young Rebelo in love with a young Lima whose father owned the bank and whom I was dangerously wooing from the street with a bouquet of flowers. The world was beautiful and full of hope. Until the garbage truck honked for me to get out of the way.

– from “Beautiful Branca,” a true story that includes fiction as far as I can tell

Indiana said, "There's something like that with St. Luca in Hungarian culture. When I was growing up, we would melt bullets by the river. We cast the lead by the bank. It was supposed to tell us what our husbands would do for a living.

– from “St. Andrew's Eve,” a story of love that might ease one's sense of anxiety depending on your outlook

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Collocation of Bank in the Fiction Corpus

Table of Collocation for the Word "Bank."

This table lists in descending order of frequency a selection of word pairs that appear in the Fiction Corpus and groups them according to the morphological derivation of the word bank that appears in the pair.

TypeWORDFrequency
TOTAL # of occurencesMCDONALDSJESUSSEXTSIGAJACKSONDINGBATS
modern/sloppybiblical/tersepoetic/high-browhard/fasttalkymixed salad
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I have yet to perform a collocation analysis of "bank." I hope I can get it done sometime soon. -Michal

Love is the answer...

What are we waiting for? Let's accept it!

Are you a eunuch?

The art show that defies abuse

Still Life, Patriarchy

Contemporary wall art to remind us that Father always says Father knows best

To promote democracy, the strong must empty themselves of their strength. The weak must be granted the opportunity to grow strong. We cannot force the end of patriarchy. To do so simply perpetuates feudalism under a different name.

A miniature portrait of MichalMargo at the beach

Your purchases keep the "Bank" page up and running...

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  1. T-shirt fundraiser for sale

    Handcrafted t-shirt fundraiser for sale.

    Last T-Shirt with the logo that I designed. Pointer

    From a set of, I believe, twenty produced by Margo and given out to a portion of the last 20 women to finish the 20th anniversary Fiat Road Race in Bielsko-Biała, cf. the movie. This is the last one left in it's original packaging and my supporters - like the poor women of Bielsko - are going to have to fight for it. Whoever invests the most money with me, and who lets me borrow it to invest in the next lot, will not only be rewarded with some beautiful piece of art, but will get this priceless t-shirt as a reward for being my top supporter. $1000.00 or best offer. Remember to authorize me to hold the sum as credit against a future purchase and to authorize me to borrow against it.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #1 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  2. Felt handbag for sale

    Handcrafted felt handbag for sale.

    Felt bag by Dorota. Pointer

    Entirely hand-sewn. Base: polyester felt, 100% PE. Motif: South American woolen yarn, dyed, 100% wool. Hand-worked with a needle. Unique and inimitable design. Inside: cotton fabric, closes with zipper, inside pocket. Available now for $220.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #2 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  3. Decorative collar for sale

    Handcrafted decorative collar for sale.

    Decorative collar by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Ethnic layered cloth jewelry constructed on a cotton base and adorned with ribbons, tassels, and a yellow fringe. Fastened on the side with 11 buttons, fitted entirely with a pleasant lining. The style is an Indo-Asian-African multinational color combination. The collar is very extravagant and an extraordinary addition to any clothing, guaranteed to attract attention. Just a simple dress and a unique image is ready. Dry-cleaning recommended. Available now for $200.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #3 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  4. Seamless handbag for sale

    Handcrafted seamless handbag for sale.

    Handbag by Sylwia. Pointer

    Handmade from felted all-natural Australian and South American wool. Entirely felted, seamless. Finished with a white lining, inside is a small pocket. Lining is sewn and stitched in by hand. Available now for $180.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #4 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  5. Patchwork quilt for sale

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    Patchwork quilt by Alicja. Pointer

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    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #5 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  6. Nuno-felt shawl for sale

    Handcrafted nuno-felt shawl for sale.

    Shawl by Sylwia. Pointer

    Scarf made ​​with the nuno felting technique (wet felting fibre into a silk gauze) using South American wool. Two-sided scarf with latticework at the ends. Wholly in the colors red, black, green in an abstract pattern. Available now for $100.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #6 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  7. Clara the doll for sale

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    Clara by Alicja. Pointer

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    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #7 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  8. Noah the doll for sale

    Handcrafted noah the doll for sale.

    Noah by Alicja. Pointer

    Noah doesn't know what to like and what not to like but keeps wondering and thinking about it. Cuddly toy made of cotton and polyester, stuffed with polyester lining. Available now for $70.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #8 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  9. Black suspenders for sale

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    Black suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders from black material with a rose motif on one side and striped cotton on the other. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #9 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

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    Handcrafted orange suspenders for sale.

    Orange suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders made of denim and orange material with a Polish floral folk design. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #10 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  11. Green suspenders for sale

    Handcrafted green suspenders for sale.

    Green suspenders by Zuzanna. Pointer

    Two-sided suspenders made of denim and green material with a mountain folk design. Connected by a leather triangle. Adjustable length. Hand washing in cold water recommended. Available now for $50.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #11 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  12. Felt earrings for sale

    Handcrafted felt earrings for sale.

    Felt earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: South American woolen yarn, dyed, 100% wool. Hand-worked with a needle. Pendant of anti-allergenic metal. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #12 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  13. Round ceramic earrings for sale

    Handcrafted round ceramic earrings for sale.

    Round ceramic earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: Glazed ceramics, hand-molded. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #13 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  14. Oblong ceramic earrings for sale

    Handcrafted oblong ceramic earrings for sale.

    Oblong ceramic earrings by Dorota. Pointer

    Material: Glazed ceramics, hand-molded. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #14 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

  15. 'Coral' necklace for sale

    Handcrafted 'coral' necklace for sale.

    Corals by Sylwia. Pointer

    Necklace made ​​of cotton pieces with organdy and decorated with beads, suspended on cotton strings. Can be worn as a necklace, as a brooch or as a belt tied at the side. Available now for $40.00. Ships free of additional charge via USPS (uninsured) unless otherwise directed.

    To purchase please mail a USPS money order in an envelope clearly marked Lot #1/Item #15 to M. Slaby at house number 201 on Ridge Road in the town of West Milford, in the state of New Jersey, one of the beautiful United States of America. The postal code is 07480-3112.

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