The tree of life means that none of us are islands, but are deeply connected to the world around us and dependent on it for our ability to grow and thrive. A symbol of family and connection to the ones who went before us.
This piece makes a wonderful gift or serves as a beautiful reminder of our inter-connectedness in your own home!
The Steel Drum Art of Haiti has been famous for decades throughout the world. Metal from recycled steel drums is cut, flattened, and put into a fire to be made malleable. Then the artisan traces the pattern onto the flat piece, and with chisel and hammer in hand, starts the tapping that cuts away all that is not the image. These particular pieces are made in the village of Croix des Bouquet, which has come to be known as the capital of metal art in Haiti!
-approximately 22” diameter
-100% local materials
-100% recycled materials