“It’s funny how day by day little changes, but looking back, everything is different.” —C.S. Lewis
Every Spiritile has its own story that inspires, uplifts, and brings a hopeful connection to life. Handcrafted in Atlanta, each is made with finely ground colored glass that is handpainted, fused to copper in a kiln at 1500 degrees, and then wrapped around a wooden frame (see more here). Spiritiles can be hung on the wall or displayed freestanding, and withstand direct sun, humidity, and even outdoor conditions. Care and hanging information here.
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Artist Statement About This Piece: This is about things moving slowly but relentlessly. A day doesn’t seem very long, but micro changes are indeed happening. Each day, a little different. A little bit here, a small change there. Then, suddenly—at a ‘turning point’—you notice everything is different. One day you’re admiring a row of green trees along the roadside and a week later that same row of trees may look completely different, on fire with the oranges and reds of autumn, seemingly overnight. The rich harvest hues of this tile evoke that same feeling of inevitable change and the passage of time.
Product: 145 Turning Point
Dimensions: 5.25"w x 8.5"h x 1.75"d
Status: Retired Availability: Limited
Production Dates: 8.14.13—8.05.22
Release: August 14, 2013, Falliday 2013 Collection
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Charleston, South Carolina
Through fortuitous circumstances, Spiritiles creator Houston Llew met the master enamelist Zingaro and learned the craft of glass enameling. His artistry has evolved from enameled imagery to a combined image and story design. This has become the cornerstone of his work.
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