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4 inch Chartreuse Star Urchin Ornament

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Decorate your dwelling with this 4-INCH Chartreuse Star Urchin ornament, based on the traditional Polish porcupine ball, and handmade using vivid, chartreuse-colored paper (light lime with a touch of yellow in it). Bright and modern, this color brings energy to any decor. And it's a great eerie color for Halloween too, especially when paired with Charcoal or Black.

Star Urchins are my modern interpretation of a decorative Polish folk art ornament, originally made from tissue paper, that dates back beyond a hundred years. To me, they look like stars or sea urchins, so I call them Star Urchins, but their spiky form has been likened to dahlias and fireworks, too. I make each Star Urchin completely by hand, and each one has 80 hand-formed points. My family has been making them for over half a century and my many years of practice produces a very neat ornament. They are delicate and celestial, take patience and a little while to make. Hang several from a branch for an instant modern art installation. They would also make a beautiful addition to a mod Christmas tree, or add to cheer to a room when hung as birthday decorations.

Each Star Urchin comes in a protective clear plastic box (like that pictured) that can also double as a gift box, and has a loop for hanging.

I recommend 3-inch, 4-inch and 5-inch ornaments for average size Christmas trees. Please contact ("convo") me if you would like a different size, quantity, or other colors not currently listed!

Paper made in the USA from sustainably managed forests.

Shipped USPS Priority Mail in the USA. Shipped USPS First Class International elsewhere.

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