Primary Material: Stone Resin
Hand Made, Hand Painted
In 2000 Patience Brewster discovered through the grapevine that Department 56 was interested in making some of her cards into ornaments. What a surprise!
It turned out that they not only liked her designs but, for the first time in history, they trusted her and trusted the public. They did not ask her to change a thing. When the first little Krinkles arrived from the Philippines, she was amazed. They looked exactly like the ones Patience had made and painted herself!
Incredibly enough, they just flew off the shelves. The line sold out immediately. So Patience made more Krinkles and have been making them ever since.
Now Patience is spending all of her time designing cards and ornaments while working on her annual original art show with her sister on Martha's Vineyard. (Just for the record, there are still couple of stories waiting patiently in her drawer. They whistle to Patience from time to time. One of these days...)'