"A ship is safe in harbor - but that is not what ships are built for." John A. Shedd
The Story Behind This Tile
For so long, the little boat stayed ashore, protected by the coast, sheltered by the presence of other boats nearby. Curiosity about what lie out on the water grew, then waned every time the waves seemed too big. What if the waves would become too much? No, it was much safer to stay ashore. But was it? A new storm blew through, and like the winds of change, the waves washed up to meet the little boat. Life came up to meet the vessel, and said, “It’s time.” For this little boat was not built to live ashore, but to venture out, far and wide, exploring the waters beyond, whether they be wild or calm. Thus began the little boat’s adventure into the unknown.
Details & Dimensions
Release Date: August 13, 2019
Collection: Fall Collection
Made by hand with USA-sourced copper, glass enamel, and a custom wood box frame.
- akin to the size of a novel.
CARE: Enamel artwork is best polished with household glass cleaner and a soft cloth.
DISPLAYING: These delicate yet durable artworks are made to last, resist fading, shine under light, and fire up a meaningful conversation. Spiritiles can stand up on a flat surface or hang on a prized wall. They can stand alone, but love company. Each piece is sized the same to mix and match for a collection that tells your story.
HOW TO HANG: Drywall screws work great! When affixing the screw, leave a ¼" lip to rest the frame's hollow on the screw head. The art will sit securely and flush with the wall. When hanging multiple pieces, the ideal spacing between screws is 7¼" horizontal and 10½" vertical.