bark cast vaseby Ricky Giacco
- the story
A Tree Grows
Celebrate the simple beauty of the natural world with this rustic, eco-friendly planter. Inspired by the wooden vessels of southeast Asia, this earthen focal piece is cast in lightweight concrete to create a durable vase that mimics the unique texture of tree bark. A small bottom hole and felt pads allow for easy drainage, stimulating new life while minimizing surface damage. Handmade in Pennsylvania.
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- 5.5" L x 6" W x 9" H
- Care: Please avoid standing water in freezing conditions, as freezing and thawing can cause cracks in the concrete.
- the maker
Ricky Giacco is the son of two gardeners, so you could say the seeds were sown early on that he'd grow up to be into horticulture. Ricky loved the idea of making miniature portable gardens, and the containers that would beautify them. His mission is to use locally sourced materials, crafted to create an aesthetic appeal of old world concrete urns, in lighter and smaller styles. He blends of eco-friendly concrete made with recycled products and ingredients native to the region (shells, sand, pine needles, etc.) makes for pieces that are beautiful, durable and lightweight.
Visit the blog to learn more about how Ricky Giacco creates his eco-conscious concrete designs.
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