Personalized Faux Bois Vase

A romantic tradition takes the form of a timeless vase with the sculpted knots and rings of natural bark.
created by

Laurel Begley

$90.00

Laurel Begley created by

Laurel Begley

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A Natural at Romance

When lovebirds carve their initials into the knotted bark of a tree, they create an everlasting record of a romance able to stand the test of time. Ceramicist Laurel Begley translates this ages-old tradition into a keepsake vase that captures a couple's ability to always find something fresh and beautiful to love about each other as they grow old together.

The vase exhibits an intricate faux bois texture that recalls the winding furrows in a tree's bark that make each natural giant one of a kind. She shapes each trunk-shaped vase out of thick stoneware and then, in its gray-glazed wood grain, she tucks a small heart that flutters with the single, first-name initials of each lover. A fresh interpretation of a cherished romantic tradition, the vase will fill your home will its natural beauty, and is also ideal to present a bouquet at a wedding, bridal shower, or anniversary party. Handmade in Santa Rosa, California.

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

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Made in California

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Laurel Begley

created by

Laurel Begley

location

California

created by

Laurel Begley

location

California

“I find inspiration in human interactions around an object. On one level, I'm making a vase that holds water and flowers. On the next, I'm doing my best to make it beautiful.”

Inspired by vintage knickknacks she inherited from her Nana and simple celebrations like family dinners, Laurel Begley hopes the vases she makes in her Sonoma County studio become part of a home’s narrative and an heirloom in its own right.

“I find inspiration in human interactions that take place around an object,” she says. “On one level, I’m making a vase that holds water and flowers. On the next, I’m doing my best to make it beautiful.”

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
stoneware clay
Measurements
7.5" H x 3.5" dia.
Care
Hand wash in warm, soapy water.
Item ID
26088

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 7/13/2017.

At this time, this item cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes or to APO/FPO or US Territories. Contact custom@uncommongoods.com with any questions.


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UncommonGoodsPersonalized Faux Bois Vase
 
4.9

(based on 44 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (41)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive pattern (25)
  • Looks hand-made (24)
  • Versatile container (9)
  • Antique (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Flowers (30)
  • Decoration (17)
  • Gifts (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (27), Budget shopper (5), High-end shopper (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (30), No (4)

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5.0

Best engagement gift!

By 

from NY

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Pros

  • Attractive Pattern
  • Looks Hand-Made
  • Versatile Container

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Decoration
    • Flowers

    Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

    Love, love, love this personalized vase! We received it as an engagement gift last year and we think of the gift-givers every time we use it. When not in use as a flower vase, it still looks great on a shelf.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Product was delivered safely and well packed.

     
    5.0

    gladly recieved

    By 

    from Maryland

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Looks Hand-Made

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

        We gave this to a sister and brother-in-law for their 50th wedding anniversary. They wanted to keep any celebratory things modest.This small and expressive gift was perfect and recieved with joy!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great Product

        By 

        from Columbia, MD

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Pattern
        • Looks Hand-Made

        Cons

        • Small

        Best Uses

        • Flowers

        Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

        My wife really loved this vase and plans to use it throughout the year for her flowers. The only complaint that I had is that the vase is much smaller than I expected.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Huge hit!

        By 

        from Galena Kansas

        About Me Midrange Shopper

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        Pros

        • Antique
        • Attractive Pattern
        • FAMILY HEIRLOOM
        • Looks Hand-Made
        • PERSONAL

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Decoration
          • Flowers

          Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

          I took it to the florist and they were more than happy to arrange in my vase. I honestly believe i got better flowers than others because they saw my request was special. They delivered in the heirloom vase to her work and it blew them all away.

           
          5.0

          Great Wedding Gift!

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          from New Jersey

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          Pros

          • Attractive Pattern
          • Looks Hand-Made

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Decoration
            • Flowers
            • Pens

            Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

            My friend was thrilled with the gift when she got it in the mail. She loved the look and how it was personalized.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            5.0

            Arrived quickly and packed with care.

            By 

            from PA

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Versatile Container

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Decoration
              • Flowers

              Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

              I didn't use as this was purchased as gift.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
               
              5.0

              Great wedding gift!

              By 

              from Chicago, IL

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              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Antique
              • Looks Hand-Made

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

                  Great personalized vase, wonderful wedding gift!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes
                   
                  5.0

                  This made a perfect wedding gift!

                  By 

                  from orlando, fl

                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Pattern
                  • Versatile Container

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Flowers

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

                    Extremely pleased with the product.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    Very pleased with the vase

                    By 

                    from Smithfield,RI

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Pattern

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Flowers

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

                      Will go with her wedding design nicely and be a keepsake forever

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                       
                      4.0

                      Wish I had one now

                      By 

                      from Harrisburg PA

                      About Me Budget Shopper

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Pattern

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Decoration
                        • Flowers
                        • Gifts

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Personalized Faux Bois Vase:

                        The personalized vase is beautiful. It was bought as a wedding gift for a young couple, whom I know will love it. It seems well made and stronger than I was expecting. I wish I had one now.

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