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Southern Birds Pack of Four Cards
  • Southern Birds Pack of Four Cards

    Four Southern Bird cards which are blank inside. Peacock, Phoenix, Toucan and Crane, which make up the Southern Bird constellation in the Southern Hemisphere.

    Send an interesting card to friends and family, for a birthday, good luck or “just because” you are thinking of them. 
     

    • Blank inside to write your own personal message

    • Features printed images of Katy's original mosaics on the front

    • Pack of 4, supplied with white envelope

     

    Please note that if you order this product it will be posted after 29th May.

    • Sizes and Additional Information

      13.5 cm x 13.5 cm

      * MATERIALS:
      • Printed 300 gsm card, with a good texture inside for writing on
      • Comes with a gummed white envelope
      •optional - Clear cellophane sleeve for protection - I am in the process of switching over to biodegradable sleeves

      * DESIGN DETAILS:
      A reproduction from a section of an original handmade mosaic, entitled Southern Birds, which was made for the Constellations Exhibition at Chester Cathedral and was inspired by Johann Bayer's illustration of the Southern Birds constellation in his Uranometria, a star atlas, published in 1603.

      The constellation comprises of four bird panels: Tucana (toucan), Grus (crane), Phoenix and Pavo (peacock). The fifth title panel, alongside the whole presentation of the mosaics, references the John Clayton mosaics in Chester Cathedral.

      Price shown includes UK P&P

    • Artisan Process

      Working with views over the river Earn and hills beyond, Katy is frequently inspired by this landscape, which is reflected in her mosaics. Flowers in abundance feature in much of her works.

      Recycled materials inspire and stimulate many of her ideas, including broken china, where she knows the provenance of each tile, creating a traditional patchwork concept.

      Click here for Katy's full profile.

    £11.00Price

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