How to get the utilitarian look that’s all over the high desert right now

The moment I walked into Lili Tanner’s Twentynine Palms studio, my eyes zeroed in on a bronze ring. It looked almost prehistoric, hand-shaped into an organic pinnacle. I had to have it.

“It surprises me that when you truly follow your instinct and what you like, there will be somebody who likes that, too,” Tanner would say later as we sipped coffee from Dust Ceramics mugs in her adjoining living room. “Because it’s so personal, you’ll find that it will find its way to somebody who really likes it for exactly that.”

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