Giraffe Art Tile

Parran Collery's reliefs have an intense lushness and sense of depth.
created by

Parran Collery

$65.00

Parran Collery created by

Parran Collery

read more about the maker

Serengeti Style

From the fantastic details of Gaudi's Barcelona to masterful Arts and Crafts creations, decorative tiles have a rich history. Parran Collery continues this tradition with the tactile relief and jewel-toned glazes of her savanna scene. From her petite studio in southern Maryland, Parran sculpts terracotta vignettes inspired by the organic elegance of Japanese woodblock prints. Each of her pieces is fired multiple times and finished with her own unique glazes, bringing an intense lushness and sense of depth to each tile. Hang this safari-worthy design in any space that could use some wildlife wonder. Handmade in Maryland.

US_MD

Made in Maryland

Parran Collery

created by

Parran Collery

location

Maryland

"How fortunate I am to have found the medium of clay," says Parran Collery. From her little studio in Southern Maryland, she works with terra cotta clay to create relief-sculpted ceramic tiles and mosaics. Parran is curious about the ordinary things we see every day—birds, leaves, flowers, bugs—and these fascinations make their way into her designs. She also finds inspiration in art history, especially Japanese woodblock prints, in poetry, and in friends who are amazing artists, all of which provide the starting points for her designs. To create her tiles, Parran rolls out slabs of clay and begins sculpting to create a low relief design. Her pieces are then fired multiple times to achieve the final glazed surface. All of her glazes are her own unique formulas, bringing an intense lushness and sense of depth to her tiles. In all of this work, she strives to create compelling designs that invite people to love tiles.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
terracotta, glaze
Measurements
10" H x 8" W x .5" D
Care
wipe clean with a mild cleaner
Item ID
46886

Still haven't found the details you're looking for? Check out our Product Q&A!

Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
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.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


also by Parran Collery

 
Related Products
Silvered Glass. This richly textured vessel is a ...
Description:
Silvered Glass. This richly textured vessel is a treasure of kiln-formed glass adorned with radiant silver-toned leaf. Each piece is the product of a two week, multi-step process in which artist Mira Woodworth collects upcycled glass fragments and uses the ...
Birch & Bloom. Intricately handmade from thin shavings ...
Description:
Birch & Bloom. Intricately handmade from thin shavings of birch, walnut, and black ash wood, this floral sculpture lets you enjoy the bright beauty of sunflowers throughout the seasons. Artist Nathaniel Nienow curls and curves each delicate piece of wood ...
You're My Rock. Hand-carved using an time-honored technique ...
Description:
You're My Rock. Hand-carved using an time-honored technique by Shona artisans in Zimbabwe, these powerful soapstone sculptures personify "ukama," or the bonds of family.Carefully carved from a single piece of soapstone, the outstretched arms of parents and children embrace in ...
Goose It! You may have parked it at ...
Description:
Goose It! You may have parked it at the drive-in theater. Sipped thick milkshakes through red-striped straws on its leather seats. In 1949, Mercury cars rested in thousands of American garages. Now a miniature model inspired by the iconic set ...
Nature Study. Flora and fauna come to life ...
Description:
Nature Study. Flora and fauna come to life in Jay Jones's elegant walnut and copper wall sculpture, which features a graceful arrangement of bare branches topped with flowers flushed in pink. The sculpture hums with winged admirers, who stop to ...