Ariane will not be at Gifted in the RDS this year, she's taking a break. Her work is still available to purchase from this website, and she can be contacted at ariane @

Delivery outside Ireland before December 25th cannot be guaranteed for orders placed after Wednesday 11 December. The store will be closing on Friday 13 December. Ariane will return to the workshop on Monday 06 January.

The Carapace series is an extension of my Pod series using similar recurring shapes and motifs but without using the fuller “Pod” shape. In the range there is always an element of wire tendrils/tentacles peaking out or just slightly hidden.