Starry Night Solar Stake

Stephen Kitras uses his own artistry to bring some of van Gogh's magic to life in your own garden.
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Stephen Kitras

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Stephen Kitras

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Star Light, Star Bright

Vincent van Gogh’s masterpiece Starry Night offers a breathtaking glimpse of the mysterious wonder in a starlit sky. Glassblower Stephen Kitras uses his own artistry to bring some of van Gogh's magic to life in your own garden. He draws upon the painting's nocturnal palette, and captures the swirling of the paint in textured glass. Within is a solar-powered light that allows the ball's magic to continue to shine once evening falls. Use the included stake to display this glass masterpiece in your garden, along a pathway, or by your front door. Handmade in Canada.

We visited Stephen Kitras's glassblowing studio in Fergus, Ontario, and made a glass globe of our very own. Visit our blog for the inside scoop.

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Stephen Kitras

created by

Stephen Kitras

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“Why glass? Compared to other media I've worked in, such as iron and ceramic, glass is immediate and responds right away to any design decisions that I make.”

The mantra "when surrounded by beauty, the spirit is uplifted" embodies the mission of Kitras Art Glass. Stephen Kitras began work as a glassblower in 1988, and in 1994 he formed Kitras Art Glass with his wife and partner Elke. By 2001 the company had expanded to over 40 employees and a new facility was built to accommodate the increased production demands.

Sadly, the company suffered the loss of Elke Kitras to leukemia, but the vision that she and Stephen developed for the company continues to thrive. It is Stephen's goal is to design and produce beautiful and affordable glass art objects to enhance the lives of others.

We visited Stephen Kitras's glassblowing studio in Fergus, Ontario, and made a glass globe of our very own. Visit our blog for the inside scoop.

Handmade Recycled
Made from
plastic, recycled glass, powder coated steel, polycrystalline silicon
Measurements
Stake: 28" H; Globe: 4" Dia.
Ingredients
Care
Clean glass and stand with a damp cloth - do not submerge in water. Can be left outside year round. To secure, hold the stake and push 4"-5" into the ground. Do not push on the glass globe.
Notes
Light lasts about 6-10 hours after full 8 hour charge.
Item ID
45887

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsStarry Night Solar Stake
 
4.5

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (11)
  • Visible at A distance (10)
  • Weather proof (8)
  • Easy to secure (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Garden (9)
  • Back yard (7)
  • Front yard (6)
  • Porch (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Artsy and beautiful

I love that this was made in Canada and that it mimics Van Gogh.

I love that this was made in Canada and that it mimics Van Gogh.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Bub was beautiful but stake couldn't hold it up.

I loved the bulb and it shone at night but stake broke when it fell over because of weather.

I loved the bulb and it shone at night but stake broke when it fell over because of weather.

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5.0

Love these!

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from Gaithersburg, MD

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Secure
  • Visible At A Distance
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Back Yard
    • Front Yard
    • Garden
    • Porch

    Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

    It was lovely to look at in the garden, but when the evening came and it began to glow, it was amazing! You just want to sit out and enjoy it - so relaxing. I highly recommend them.

     
    5.0

    A Great Gift

    By 

    from Pennsylvania

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Secure
    • Visible At A Distance
    • Weather Resistant

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden

      Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

      I'm very pleased with this item.

       
      5.0

      Perfect addition to our Garden

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      from Atlantic Beach, FL

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Secure
      • Visible At A Distance
      • Weather Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Back Yard
        • Front Yard
        • Garden

        Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

        Love seeing these in our front garden after sundown....as so does everyone walking by! Have also ordered as Christmas Presents for others gardens

         
        5.0

        love it

        By 

        from michigan

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Visible At A Distance
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Back Yard
          • Garden

          Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

          love the look of it but is a gift so not in use yet

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Beautiful

          By 

          from Webster.New York

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          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Visible At A Distance
          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Front Yard
            • Garden

            Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

            There are no cons about this product. Absolutely pros all the way.

             
            5.0

            Beautiful!

            By 

            from NC

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Easy To Secure
            • Visible At A Distance
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

            • N/A

            Best Uses

            • Back Yard
            • Front Yard
            • Garden

            Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

            Enough already!!!!!!!!

             
            3.0

            Nice globe poor stake and LED charger

            By 

            from Windsor CO

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

            • Deteriorates/Rots

            Best Uses

              Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

              One season wonder; beautiful globe; poor quality stake and led charger

               
              5.0

              Beautiful globes - better by day

              By 

              from Los Altos, CA

              About Me Budget Shopper

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Not mass produced
              • Visible At A Distance
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Back Yard
                • Front Yard
                • Garden
                • Porch

                Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

                I have this right out the back door. I love it in the day as the details are vivid. Night-time lighting is peaceful.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Beautiful gift!

                By 

                from FL

                About Me Budget Shopper

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Visible At A Distance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Garden

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

                  This globe is beautiful both during the day, and at night when it is lit up.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Bub was beautiful but stake couldn't hold it up.

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                  from Zelienople PA

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                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Secure
                  • Visible At A Distance
                  • Weather Resistant

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Back Yard

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Starry Night Solar Stake:

                    I loved the bulb and it shone at night but stake broke when it fell over because of weather.

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