Aurora Borealis Sand Art

Sealed in a wooden frame, colored sand and water shift soothingly before an image of the northern lights.
created by

Klaus Bosch

$115.00

Klaus Bosch created by

Klaus Bosch

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Cool, Calm and Collected

Calming as the sky on a long winter's night, this sand window offers the weary eye an ever-changing view. Multicolored sand and water are sealed in a wooden frame, with the northern lights in a midnight sky printed behind them. Rotate the glass, and enjoy the sight of the sand swirling and shifting into clouds and landscapes, glaciers and mountains of intricate lines and patterns. The included rear mounting hardware allows you to rotate the frame a full 360 degrees. Created by Klaus Bosch and handmade in Austria, this inventive artwork will bring a calming, natural presence and a sense of wonder to your office or home. Please note that the video above is of Black Window Art, available here.

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Made in Austria

Klaus Bosch

created by

Klaus Bosch

location

Austria

Long fascinated by science, the cosmos, and the stars, "Sandman" Klaus Bosch creates interactive pictures based on the beauty that can be found in the natural entropy of substances like sand. A talented craftsman, his designs celebrate the idea of being part of the bigger picture of the universe.

Handmade
Made from
plastic, glass, sand, wood, water
Measurements
11.5" H x 16.5" W
Ingredients
Care
Do not use in direct sunlight. Turn the picture at least once every month.
Notes
Click here to learn about the Science of Sand Art.
Item ID
21615

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UncommonGoodsAurora Borealis Sand Art
 
4.7

(based on 52 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (41)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (27)
  • Attractive (25)
  • Bright (12)
  • Durable (8)

Cons

  • Delicate (4)

Best Uses

  • Office (22)
  • Gifts (21)
  • Living room (19)
  • Kitchen (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (21), Budget shopper (6), High-end shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (50), No (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Gift!

I gave it to the person as a birthday gift. Keep in mind that I was shopping for someone who could and does purchase anything they want on their own accord. I knew I...Read complete review

I gave it to the person as a birthday gift. Keep in mind that I was shopping for someone who could and does purchase anything they want on their own accord. I knew I needed to find something that he would unlikely have and something that would peak his interest. I found both of those in this one art piece. It's perfect because of the design and how it works and the color scheme can't be beat.

Just a tip though, if you're giving it as a gift, it's worth it to open the box and check everything. It also helps if you put just the right amount of air prior to wrapping and giving the gift, this way the receiver and start enjoying it immediately!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not as advertised.

The pictures online were breathtaking. The descritions of how it worked made it seem like a lovely, unique, and eye-soothing gift for my husband. However,there is very little blue in my...Read complete review

The pictures online were breathtaking. The descritions of how it worked made it seem like a lovely, unique, and eye-soothing gift for my husband. However,there is very little blue in my painting...mostly grays and browns. It is actually a bit depressing to look at. I would not buy anything from this artist again, because he seems to have trouble maintaining quality in his art.

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5.0

I have purchased two sand items in a week

By 

from Jacksonville fl

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

Both gifts received well

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

I would buy this again

By 

from Maine

Verified Reviewer

Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

My wife has Asperger's and this has been awesome for calming her. I got it for our 5 year anniversary. She spent over 3 hours playing with it and loves the colors and the way the sand falls. Even more amazing, she is visually impaired and this has her attention often.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A splendid piece of art that one can constantly change.

By 

from Fort Collins, CO

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

Simply stated: fascinating! The anticipation of what the new look will be after rotating the piece is too difficult to explain. For me, it's hard to not watch the new scene that is forming.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Beautiful and Fun!

By 

from Oswego, IL USA

Verified Reviewer

Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

My son is 37 and hard to buy for as he has everything and if he doesn't, he gets it himself. People like him are extremely hard to buy for! When I found this I just knew he'd love it and he did! So did the rest of the family. His wife timed him playing with it one day saying he went two hours watching it. It is beautiful, it's mesmerizing, and fun to boot! I'm getting another one for my dad. Beautiful work!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Absolutely gorgeous!

By 

from UK

Verified Reviewer

Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

Perfect for my boyfriend who suffers from bouts of insomnia and anxiety. It immediately calms his mind and tension

  • Was this a gift?:
  • Yes

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

mesmerizing

By 

from NY

Verified Buyer

Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

Beautiful colors, captivating background, peaceful and serene escape to look at this each day!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Gift!

By 

from Coral Springs, FL

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Calming
  • Complements Any Room
  • Conversation Piece
  • Great to Look at

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift

    Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

    I gave it to the person as a birthday gift. Keep in mind that I was shopping for someone who could and does purchase anything they want on their own accord. I knew I needed to find something that he would unlikely have and something that would peak his interest. I found both of those in this one art piece. It's perfect because of the design and how it works and the color scheme can't be beat.

    Just a tip though, if you're giving it as a gift, it's worth it to open the box and check everything. It also helps if you put just the right amount of air prior to wrapping and giving the gift, this way the receiver and start enjoying it immediately!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would buy this gift again.

    By 

    from Chicago

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

    This was a perfect addition to my boyfriends room. And it's a perfect memory.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    sand art

    By 

    from Bronx, NY

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

    It is very pretty, sand goes down slowly, and my family loves it, that I have to buy my niece one for christmas

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Beautiful and unique

    By 

    from Chicago

    Verified Reviewer

    Comments about UncommonGoods Aurora Borealis Sand Art:

    Each time it's turned a new picture results, delivered ahead of schedule, well packaged. I will definitely buy again and I will recommend it also. Thank you.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

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