Mountain Made Asheville Artist Profile: Elke Spirakis
Business/Studio: Wellsprings Farm: Burnsville, NC
Type of work includes: Gifts & Home Decor
Work tagged as: soaps
Asheville’s Elke Spirakis, now in her 18th year of making her Wellsprings Farms Soaps – an all natural soap product – handcrafted in small batches using olive, coconut, palm and vegetable oils, spring water and quality fragrance oils. Elke never uses any artificial colors or preservatives.
Elke hand-cuts each the bars and lets them age for four to six weeks. Because of her traditional soap-making methods, the natural glycerine in each bar is retained, resulting in soap that is kind to the skin. Available in: Lavender, Apple and Spice, Lemongrass, Cinnamon Oatmeal, Gardeners Soap (cornmeal, aloe, Clove frag), Cedarwood with oatmeal.
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