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Heart Shaped Scallop Shell - Original Hand Printed LinoCut Card - send some love

Heart Shaped Scallop Shell - Original Hand Printed LinoCut Card - send some love
£4.00 3 Available
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Description

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 two colours, with metal letterpress text hand-printed on the back, inked by hand & printed on my 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

Inspiration

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.

Shipping destination Cost Additional items
United Kingdom £1.00 £0.25
Europe

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

£2.65 £0.25
United States £3.30 £0.25
Rest of the World £3.45 £0.25

Returns Policy

You have 14 days, from receipt, to notify the seller if you wish to cancel your order or exchange an item.

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.

Read the Folksy Returns Policy.

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