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tree of life blessing dish

by Howard & Whitney Schwartz
Handmade
Recycled
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  • the story

We Are the World

One of the most beautiful and enchanting things about the human race is how different and similar we are - all at the same time. Celebrate that wonderful dichotomy with the Tree of Life Blessing Dish.

Featuring icons symbolizing peace and tolerance from a variety of religions and cultures, this tasteful small plate is also adorned with an ornate tree that branches out to form connections among the varied symbols and remind us that even though we have branched out, we all come from the same roots.

Handmade of recycled pewter with a brassy antique finish. Handmade in the USA by Howard and Whitney Schwartz.

Each is one-of-a-kind and will vary slightly.

  • details
Handmade
Recycled
Item ID
19136
Made from
recycled pewter
Measurements
5'' L x 4'' W x 0.25'' D
Notes
Clean with warm water and mild soap, dry with soft cloth.
  • the maker

Howard & Whitney Schwartz

Howard and Whitney Schwartz share more than a marriage and three children. They also share a unique sense for creating "heartfelt art objects." Coupled with Whitney's talents in jewelry design and Howard's background in both the arts and corporate management, the twosome started their first entrepreneurial venture six months after they met.

Their enthusiasm reaches into their private lives by campaigning for local issues and devoting time to improve the lives of young people. As a nature enthusiast and hiker, Howard volunteered as a mentor in the 2007 Big City Mountaineer, a mountain-climbing project introducing the outdoors to inner city teens-at-risk.

Howard and Whitney are grateful to be able to express themselves as artists and designers of products that touch peoples' lives, "Our energy feels like magic when we work together."

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH
 
4.3

(based on 59 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • High quality material (33)
  • Creative & functional (32)
  • Easy to clean (17)
  • Easy to use (16)
  • Finish (13)

Cons

  • Smaller than expected (7)
  • Limited capacity (6)
  • Not functional (4)

Best Uses

  • Display (37)
  • Everyday (25)
  • Special occasions (8)
  • Holidays (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (30), Stylish (20), Budget shopper (13), Frequent entertainer (4)

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5.0

Lovely little keepsake

By 

from Chicago

About Me Practical

Pros

  • Attractive
  • Brilliant Finish
  • Easy To Clean
  • High Quality Material

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift for a Friend
    • Thank you gift

    Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

    A lovely gift, particularly for someone who has a world view. I am surprised at those who were disappointed in the size as it was clearly stated, and is a perfect size for a desk or dressing table or on a side table. I easily copied and printed the description of the symbols to include with the dish. The information can also be cut and pasted on the free gift card.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Beautifully wrapped in gift box; speedy delivery

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    5.0

    An elegant gift to display diversity

    By 

    from Greenville, NC

    About Me Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Elegant
    • Unique

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Display

      Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

      I ordered the Tree of Life Blessing Dish as a thank you for a friend. She likes small works of art and this fits the bill perfectly. It is small but oh so elegant with the brass finish and the beautiful etchings of various symbols of world religions and beliefs. This will make the perfect thank you for her.

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      4.0

      A nice gift

      By 

      from Sacramento, CA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Beautiful Design

      Cons

      • Smaller than expected

      Best Uses

        Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

        I bought this as a gift for my supervisor. She loved it! It is very well made and I would buy one for myself. However, it was smaller than I expected. It would make a great ring/watch holder, extra change, misc holder, in the foyer of your home.

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        5.0

        Creative Inspiration

        By 

        from Michigan

        About Me Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Brilliant Finish
        • Easy To Clean
        • High Quality Material

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

          Very cute to sit out for everyday viewing

          Service and delivery comments:

          Prompt!

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          2.0

          Pricey

          By 

          from Bellevue, NE

          About Me Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Clean

          Cons

          • Smaller than expected

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

          I was disappointed when this arrived as it appeared larger in the picture

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          3.0

          On the fence

          By 

          from Pittsburgh, PA

          About Me Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Creative & Functional
          • Original

          Cons

          • Needs description

          Best Uses

            Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

            Bought this for a gift. I wish it had explanation included that is written in your catalog. It is smaller than expected, I guess I should have paid more attention to description.

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            4.0

            very nice dish

            By 

            from Florida

            About Me Bargain Hunter

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Brilliant Finish
            • Creative & Functional
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday

              Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

              Wife uses this dish as her daily jewelry holder.

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              4.0

              smaller than expected

              By 

              from San Diego

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Brilliant Finish
              • Creative & Functional
              • Easy To Use
              • High Quality Material

              Cons

              • Limited Capacity

              Best Uses

              • Display

              Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

              I should've more closely read the size! It's still really pretty and I'm still going to give it to the person I had in mind for it, but it's so little I feel like it can only be used for display or decorative purposes, rather than constructive use. It really does look just like its picture though. I had read a couple of reviews saying that the card explaining each symbol wasn't included, but I had hoped that maybe by now it would come with this dish. I can write my own dish guide, but I feel like it wouldn't be too hard to slip into the packaging. Besides that, It's lovely, I love it! I would purchase it again.

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              3.0

              Nice piece of art but...

              By 

              from Boston, MA

              About Me Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Creative & Functional
              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

                Bought this as a gift for my dad...I should have read the description more carefully, because it is a lot smaller than I expected! My own fault though. I also really wish it had come with an explanation card, with the information found on this site as well as the definitions for each symbol. Overall a nice gift, but it could have been better.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Super fast (next day!) delivery, well padded and arrived intact.

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                4.0

                Would buy again

                By 

                from Fulton,NY

                About Me Stylish

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Creative & Functional
                • Easy To Clean
                • High Quality Material

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about TREE OF LIFE BLESSING DISH:

                    I was very dissappointed that the discription card that was shown on web was not included with the dish. This is a gift and the card would have been an added feature.

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