Art Urns

Each urn in this section is a unique art piece that can’t be repeated.  The fabrics and embellishments are either natural or vintage treasures, offering their own history and character to the design.  Their pricing is based on the rarity of the materials used, and the hours of work that went into them.  Once an art urn is sold, its photograph goes into the Gallery section.

Timber, 8" diameter and 8" tall, with nestling lid.  This rugged outdoorsman urn is made from upholstery scraps.  $345

Timber, 8″ diameter and 8″ tall, with nestling lid. This rugged outdoorsman urn is made from upholstery scraps. $325

Honeycomb, organic cotton on cotton rope embellished with vintage laces

Honeycomb, 7.5″ diameter x 8.5″ tall including loop on top.  The fabrics used here are organic cotton in natural color and splashed with coffee for variation in color.  It is embellished with vintage laces.  $200

honeycomb-on-tableThis gentle little urn looks at home anywhere.

 

Sea 1, 9" tall x 6.5" diameter, $820

The Sea, 6.5″ diameter x 9″ tall , can hold one or two sets of cremains.  The fabrics used in this urn are hand dyed organic cotton with a few conventional prints scattered in.  Small pieces of cording were cut and layed individually to create the look of ocean currents and a school of orange fish.  The lid nestles inside the urn giving it a seamless look.  $820

Lid fits inside the urn for a seamless look.

Lid fits inside the urn for a seamless look.

The ocean scene in the body of the urn was created flat then rolled and finished with a framing cord.

The ocean scene in the body of the urn was created flat then rolled and finished with a framing cord.  The natural edges of the fabrics have been allowed to express themselves, giving this urn the organic character of the ocean floor and an impressionistic style.

Wedgewood Silk - Wedgwood blue Dupioni silk vessel and lid, embellished with white cotton in vermicelli design.  $750

Wedgewood Silk – 6″ diameter x 7″ tall, This urn is constructed of 1970s Wedgwood blue Dupioni silk.  The hand applied embellishment is North Carolina grown, white cotton in a vermicelli design. $750

Wedgewood Blue - embelished lid and shoulder.

Wedgewood Silk – embelished lid and shoulder.

Flesh and Green, 10" x 9",  $240.

Flesh and Green, 8″ diameter x 8″ tall, can hold one or two sets of cremains.  The fabrics in this urn were collected over the last 30 years.  The deep green is satin and taffeta, the flesh tones are nylon and satin.  The t-strap extends over the dome lid which nestles inside the body of the urn and is secured with a vintage jade shoe clip from the 1930s.  $340.

Flesh and Green, t-strap back

Flesh and Green, t-strap back

Black Satin, 9" diameter at the top x 5" tall.

Black Satin, 9″ diameter at the top x 5″ tall, can hold one or two sets of cremains.  Reminiscent of those nights on the town in that little black dress, this urn is a blend of satin, taffeta and black cotton fabrics that have an almost opalescent quality accented by a spiral of deep blue in the center of the lid.  The flat top is embellished with a vintage feather hat pick and gemmed button.  $650.

Black Satin top embellished with feathers from a 1940s hat and a gemmed button.

Black Satin top embellished with feathers from a 1940s hat and a gemmed button.

Together in Spring, 12" x 10", sized for two sets of cremains, $290

Together in Spring, 10″ diameter x 8″ tall, This urn is specially sized for two or more sets of cremains.  It is constructed entirely of quilter’s cottons.  The domed lid fits snuggly over the body of the urn and is secured by a V strap and hand made button.  $290

Together in Spring, back

Together in Spring, back

Feathers & Clay, 7" x 12", $280

Feathers & Clay, 6″ diameter x 12″ tall, can hold one or two sets of cremains.  This urn is made from a variety of cotton and cotton blend fabrics.  It is embellished with feathers from a chicken and guiney hen.  The flat top lid fits over the body of the urn and is secured by a single strap and vintage button.  $380

Garden Path, 11" tall x 9" diameter,

Garden Path, 9″ diameter x 11″ tall, can hold one set of cremains..  All cotton fabrics were used to make this urn.  The lid fits snugly over the upper lip and is secured with hand-dyed organic cotton ribbon.  This urn can be re-produced in other colors if desired.  $380.