Cairn Snow Globe

The symbolic gesture of togetherness takes center stage in the form of a cairn in this beautiful snow globe

$48.00

created by

Liz Ross & David Westby

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Take The Road Less Traveled

Hikers and campers recognize the cairn as more than just a pile of rocks--historically used as a pre-war ceremony in Scotland, they've now come to serve as a simple reminder that the path you're walking has been walked before. This symbolic gesture of togetherness takes center stage in this beautiful snow globe, an inspired token for nature enthusiasts or your favorite trail blazer. Made in China.

Due to the nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

Married artists-turned-professionals Liz Ross and David Westby were living fast-paced Los Angeles lives when a bout of carpal tunnel required Liz to take a long rest. Released from daily work pressures, her mind drifted. A New York City native, “I was always homesick for the East Coast,” she says. She missed autumn leaves. A lot. In 2005, the couple moved to rural Vermont to resume being artists. Inspired by their peaceful new surroundings, they hit upon the idea of making artistic snow globes that magically evoke beautiful, silent moments in nature. The Nightbulb grew out of a snow globe concept, because, well, you know how an artist’s mind drifts.

Made from
resin, glycerin, glitter, water, Glass
Measurements
4" L x 4" W x 4.5" H
Care
Do not expose globe to extreme hot or cold temperatures. Do not place near windows or in direct sunlight.
Notes
This item is not a toy. Contents may be harmful if swallowed.
Item ID
26777

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within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
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within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
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will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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UncommonGoodsCairn Snow Globe
 
4.7

(based on 9 reviews)

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89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

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    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (5), No (4)
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    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (7)

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5.0

Lovely Globe

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from Brea CA

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Comments about UncommonGoods Cairn Snow Globe:

I was so happy to find this item in your catalog! It was sold out at the first source I found.

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  • No
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5.0

Excellent

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from Bloomington, Indiana

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      • Gift

      Comments about UncommonGoods Cairn Snow Globe:

      Gift

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      • Yes
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      • Other
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      • Christmas or Hanukkah

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      5.0

      Love this!

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      from San Antonio

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      Comments about UncommonGoods Cairn Snow Globe:

      Love this reminder of my heritage - it is simple and a good conversation starter.

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      • No
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      • Self
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      • Christmas or Hanukkah

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      5.0

      Better than expected. Peaceful and calming

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      from Greensboro, NC

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      Comments about UncommonGoods Cairn Snow Globe:

      Customer service was terrific arrived well ahead of time.

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      • Yes
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      2.0

      Disappointing

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      from Durango, CO

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        • Snow Looked Like Dandruff

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          Comments about UncommonGoods Cairn Snow Globe:

          We thought this would be a great gift for neighbors who build cairns but we were disappointed. The snow looks terrible. Later we saw similar globes at far less price.

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          • Yes
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          • Other
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          • Christmas or Hanukkah

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          5.0

          Unique gift - superb quality

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          from Gwynedd PA

          Pros

          • High Quality
          • On Of A Kind Gift
          • Sophisticated Packaging
          • So Unique Definitely A
          • Sturdy Heavy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Desk Showpiece

            Comments about UncommonGoods Cairn Snow Globe:

            My husband built a karin on our property so I look forward to his face on Christmas morning when he opens this unique gift. Just another fine product found on Uncommon Goods!

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            • Yes
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            • Husband
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            5.0

            Pretty snow globe

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            from Gilbert, AZ

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            Pros

            • Clever
            • Decorative

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • decoration
              • Fun To Shake

              Comments about UncommonGoods Cairn Snow Globe:

              I have a family member with the last name of Cairns and this Cairns snow globe seemed very appropriate to give them for Christmas!

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              • No
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              5.0

              Great Unique Item

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              from Sardis, Ga

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              Comments about UncommonGoods Cairn Snow Globe:

              Great Hikes Gift

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              • Yes
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              • Husband
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              • Christmas or Hanukkah

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              5.0

              Zen in a snowglobe!

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              from Maine

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              Pros

              • Relaxing

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Decor

                Comments about UncommonGoods Cairn Snow Globe:

                Just pleasant to have around...captures a little outdoors when you have to be indoors.

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                • No

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