“We are not only lovers, We are the closest of friends.” —Simone de Beauvoir
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: Through cobblestone streets, lovers laugh their way into adventure and mystique under the lamplight, intertwining their time and their lives until two become one, and where one ends, the other has already begun. This one’s for the lovers who are the best of friends.
Product: 217 Duet
Dimensions: 5.25"w x 8.5"h x 1.75"d
Release: February 6, 2018, Spring 2018 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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