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Heart Shaped Scallop Shell in 2 shades of Scallop Coral, inspired by my lifetime's love of shells & Botticelli's 'Birth of Venus' painting
This is an original LinoCut Card handprinted on beautiful artist paper in three colours, with metal letterpress text hand-printed on the back, inked by hand & printed on my 150 yr old Albion Press & old Adana Press.
:: 250gsm Specialist Artist Paper hand torn to size
:: Card size is 85mm x 115 mm
:: Recycled Envelope size is 95mm - 122mm
:: Sealed into a Clear Bio-degradable Corn Starch bag
:: Inside is blank for you to write your own personal message
:: Cards will be sent carefully packed in a board protected package
It's very hard to convey, in a photograph, the truly beautiful physical quality of the ink & it's colour on this gorgeously soft-to-touch paper - very tactile!
It's very hard to convey, in a photograph, the truly beautiful physical quality of the ink & it's colour on this gorgeously soft-to-touch paper
This card is a 2 shades of beautiful coral
Cards will vary slightly due to the nature of hand production making each card unique & original
All items are ©Elly Rowbotham
Please note the copyright of the print or image does not transfer with the sale
I love shells… My favourite beach has sand made from tiny stones & thousands of small shells, all different shapes & types. beautifully delicate & lovely colours. It’s awe inspiring & makes you wonder about the shell life that once inhabited them.
When I was young I’d spend hours sifting through collecting favourite shapes & colours.
This image has my love of those in it, but is also inspired by one of my favourite paintings, Botticelli’s Birth Of Venus which hangs in the Uffizi in Florence - I spent an entire, undisturbed day staring at it on a visit in my early 20s.
Scallop shell is a universally ancient symbol of love. Botticelli’s execution of the scallop in his painting is exquisite & he has Venus, the Goddess of Love, landing ashore on it.
So with all that love going on it made sense to turn the shell into a heart shape!
Shipping & delivery
This item will be posted to you by Elly Rowbotham Printmaker within 3 days of receiving payment.
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Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Germany, France, Spain, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Netherlands, Austria, Latvia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey, Gibraltar
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Unless faulty, the following types of items are non-refundable: items that are personalised, bespoke or made-to-order to your specific requirements; items which deteriorate quickly (e.g. food), personal items sold with a hygiene seal (cosmetics, underwear) in instances where the seal is broken; digital items.
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