Butterfly Globe

created by

Wendy Gold


Wendy Gold created by

Wendy Gold

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The Art World

Flit around the globe on gossamer wings with Wendy Gold's whimsical world. Festooned with artful flocks of hand-cut butterflies, each one-of-a-kind piece is made from perfectly weathered, vintage globes.

Traveling near and far to find just-right globes, Gold artfully uses the world as her stage--or rather, her canvas. Using decoupage and paper cutting techniques, she carefully overlays butterflies of all shapes and shades to create a stunning piece of whimsical geography. The result transforms a familiar object into an object of pure imagination. Coated with a protective finish. Handmade in San Francisco.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each globe and stand is one of a kind and will vary.

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Wendy Gold

created by

Wendy Gold



“Inspiration has come to me steadily throughout life, and I have been fortunate to be able to chase it,” says Wendy Gold. She explains that as a teenager she “spent countless hours creating insanely intricate friendship bracelets, kaleidoscopes, and ceramic musical instruments,” and in college made a headboard for her bed so big that she couldn’t get it out of her room when she moved out. Always looking for new inspiration, she stumbled across a beautiful antique globe at a flea market and immediately recognized her next canvas. By using recycled materials, vintage globes, and maps, she creates beautiful, geographic art.

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metal, cardboard, wood
Approx. 16" H x 12" dia.
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