Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles

Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles

Jay Jones' arboreal copper mobiles were inspired by the tree-lined streets of Greensboro, North Carolina.
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Jay Jones

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Jay Jones created by

Jay Jones

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Windblown Art

Create a peaceful respite indoors or out with this Calder-inspired copper mobile by artist Jay Jones. Inspired by the tree-lined streets of his hometown of Greensboro, North Carolina, Jones casts real ginkgo and maple leaves to create his elegant copper mobiles. He hammers each leaf by hand and torches the edges to bring out subtle hues of amber, gold, saffron, and lavender. He suspends the finished leaves on slender steel arms that twirl gracefully with the slightest breeze. As the mobile turns, the autumnal leaves flutter just so, catching the sun's rays at various angles and casting glimmers around it. Handmade in North Carolina.

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Made in North Carolina

Jay Jones

created by

Jay Jones

location

North Carolina

Calmness moves Jay Jones. “I find that I’m most inspired when I’m in a museum,” he says. “Most of the time, I’m bombarded by noise and distractions. Museums are usually cool and quiet places.” That sense of stillness—and gentle movement—is reflected in his delicate copper mobiles. Jay’s pieces have been known to have a nearly hypnotic effect. “I was participating in a gift show when a girl of 5 or 6 came into my booth and just stood there looking at my work,” says the Greensboro-based artist. When her mother said she liked the mobiles too but didn’t know where they would put one in their home, Jay recalls, “The young girl said without hesitation, ‘Don’t worry Mom, the house will tell you where it needs to go.’”

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
Copper, copper coated steel
Measurements
24" L x 24" W
Care
Wipe clean with a damp cloth.
Notes
Hanging wire included.
Item ID
25137

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsBlowing Leaves Copper Mobiles
 
4.7

(based on 54 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (41)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (47)
  • Visible at A distance (33)
  • Easy to secure (26)
  • Weather proof (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Porch (17)
  • Garden (11)
  • Back yard (9)
  • Front yard (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (37), Budget shopper (8), High-end shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (30), No (20)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (19), Other (14), Birthday (7), Mother’s day (3)

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5.0

Beautiful!

By 

from berkeley ca

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Visible At A Distance

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

      This was just as described and we love it - I bought it for my husband, but in truth really wanted it for myself as well :). Thank you so much!!

       
      4.0

      catches light beautifully

      By 

      from Ohio

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Secure
      • Visible At A Distance

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • interior

        Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

        Fills a space in a stairway landing and helps highlight an accent wall. Catches the light nicely. Will look forward to summer and seeing it move when the AC is on.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Other
         
        5.0

        This Piece of moving art is mesmerizing!

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        from Alabama

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Secure
        • Visible At A Distance

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Porch

          Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

          My mom has a covered porch on her house that is facing the right direction to catch the wind... oh how that beautiful mobile dances! Perfect gift!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Christmas or Hanukkah
           
          5.0

          Lovely piece!

          By 

          from Kennesaw GA

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

          • Too shiny, but other option is too green

          Best Uses

          • Back Yard
          • Porch

          Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

          They loved it!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Christmas or Hanukkah
           
          5.0

          Excellent!

          By 

          from Michigan

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Visible At A Distance

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

              Mesmerizing! I can't wait to give this as a gift.

               
              5.0

              A Perfect Gift!

              By 

              from Morganton, Georgia

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

              Was described as; mesmerizing--
              a perfect MOTHER'S Day Gift!
              Graceful--movement is beautiful!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Mother’s Day
               
              5.0

              So beautiful! Looks exactly right in our remodeled basement

              By 

              from Bernville, PA

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

              The color of the leaves on the mobile is beautiful, especially where we hung it in the sunlight!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Birthday
               
              5.0

              Absolutely Delightful

              By 

              from Portland, OR

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Easy To Secure
              • Visible At A Distance
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Back Yard
                • Front Yard
                • Garden
                • Porch

                Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

                I have the mobile hanging in my house. I love to watch the way it moves. Mesmerizing!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Other
                 
                5.0

                I absolutely love this mobile. It's stunning.

                By 

                from Taylorsville, NC

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

                This mobile was stunning and I loved everything about it.

                 
                5.0

                Gorgeous!

                By 

                from Huntington Beach

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Secure
                • Visible At A Distance
                • Well Made

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Baby Nursery
                  • Garden
                  • Porch

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Blowing Leaves Copper Mobiles:

                  I love this mobile! I bought it to use as a crib/nursery mobile and it actually inspired the design of my baby's nursery. It's even more beautiful in person.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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