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Guided by my interest in history and our human ability to make sense of the world through stories and myth, I did some exploring into how medicinal plants were discovered. I came across the Doctrine Of Signatures, which simply stated was a commonly held belief that the outward appearance of a plant was a God-given .....

Guided by my interest in history and our human ability to make sense of the world through stories and myth, I did some exploring into how medicinal plants were discovered. I came across the Doctrine Of Signatures, which simply stated was a commonly held belief that the outward appearance of a plant was a God-given sign of the medicinal value contained within (CE 40-80). The notion that there was a god or supreme spirit guiding us, was a belief carried by many peoples across the globe. If we were observant of the growing conditions, outward appearance, sap or root structure of a plant, these would be a signs of it’s medicinal properties. Regardless if this is scientifically true, I embrace the thought. These observations lead me, they nurture and give nuance. Overall what inspires me in this series is how committed people were to listening, and out of that quiet place this body of work was born. – Janis Miltenberger

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Habatat Glass invites you to celebrate the
46th year of our International Glass Exhibition.

We are extremely proud to have founded the oldest and largest annual glass exhibition in the world.
Grand Opening: Saturday, April 28 at 8pm | Exhibition April 28- June 22