sold - desert rising ceramic hanging
each & every piece of these desert wall hangings are cut, cleaned, fired twice, glazed by hand, designed & strung by me. the desert pieces are all fairly chunky & glazed with beautiful, full range colors; some with crackles, some with speckles & all unique. i color swatched a lot of the flora on my most recent trip to the desert & matched up some favorite glazes for this series. this piece is strung on strong leather cord & they all come ready to hang. these pieces hang between approximately 8-16 inches straight down. all of my glazes are non-toxic.
perfect for your art wall, office, door, nursery, reading nook, or any other room needing some lovely wall work! these are in my studio & ready to ship.
inspirational desert quote that evoke the feeling of these pieces:
“An afternoon drive from Los Angeles will take you up into the high mountains, where eagles circle above the forests and the cold blue lakes, or out over the Mojave Desert, with its weird vegetation and immense vistas. Not very far away are Death Valley, and Yosemite, and Sequoia Forest with its giant trees which were growing long before the Parthenon was built; they are the oldest living things in the world. One should visit such places often, and be conscious, in the midst of the city, of their surrounding presence. For this is the real nature of California and the secret of its fascination; this untamed, undomesticated, aloof, prehistoric landscape which relentlessly reminds the traveller of his human condition and the circumstances of his tenure upon the earth. "You are perfectly welcome," it tells him, "during your short visit. Everything is at your disposal. Only, I must warn you, if things go wrong, don't blame me. I accept no responsibility. I am not part of your neurosis. Don't cry to me for safety. There is no home here. There is no security in your mansions or your fortresses, your family vaults or your banks or your double beds. Understand this fact, and you will be free. Accept it, and you will be happy.”
― Christopher Isherwood, Exhumations