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These stained glass origami cranes of original design measure seven inches high and twelve inches across.They can be a hanging suncatcher or a table decoration.

This origami stained glass crane, of original design and hand crafted in my home studio in Chattanooga, Tennessee, is also known as Sadako’s Peace Crane or “tsuru” in Japanese
Blue usually signifies peace, white long life and good health and red is usually used for wedding decoration, because of their association with fidelity, prosperity and longevity.
They are a perfect gift for babies or as a get well gift, as the crane is a symbol of long life. They area beautiful gift for weddings as the crane mates for life and are devoted in all seasons, sharing equally in nest building and caring for their young. They can also be a gift of happiness and peace to someone special. Throughout Asia the crane is a symbol of peace, happiness and eternal youth. It is said a thousand folded paper cranes makes a wish come true.


The origami crane has become an international peace symbol in recent years as a result of its connection to a young girl, Sadako Sasaki, who was two when the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. She collapsed when she was ten during a sports event and was diagnosed with Leukemia, the “Atom Bomb Disease”. Her friends told her the legend that anyone who folded a thousand cranes would be granted a wish. Sadako hoped for a recovery, in her courageous battle with Leukemia and began folding them, she died before completing her task. Her faith and courage inspired her friends and classmates to complete her task and to build a memorial to the innocent children, who were victims of the atomic bomb. Each year children and adults from all over the world fold a thousand cranes which are placed at the foot of the monument where the inscription reads:

This is our cry, this is our prayer, Peace in the world.”

. A gift tag will be provided with each crane if you email me to let me know which you’d like :1.) This is our cry, This is our prayer, Peace in the world. 2.) Wishing you a quick recovery and a long and happy life. 3.) Wishing you a long and happy marriage and much prosperity. A pattern for folding a paper crane and a piece of origami paper, will be included with each purchase, perhaps you’d like to try to build one.

The crane is possibly the oldest bird on earth. Today seven of the fifteen species are threatened with extinction. For more information about captive breeding methods, how you can help write to:
The International Crane Foundation
E-11376 Shady Lane Road
Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913

Ask about their Adopt A Crane Program. Their web address is http://www.savingcranes.org/

•Iridescent: A glass created by bonding a metallic oxide to cathedral and opalescent glasses, resulting in a shimmering, oil-
on-water effect. Its intense rainbow-colored surface resembles oil on water.

Copyright Information:

All images and content Copyright © Antoinette Rose of Suncatcher Creations™. All rights reserved by artist. Buyer is not purchasing rights to the pattern. Any and all reproduction rights are reserved solely by the artist. This image is not to be re-distributed, copied, imitated, or misappropriated in any way. If you are in any way unsure of the legal rights retained by the artist following the sale of the work, or are purchasing this artwork with the intention of re-selling this work you must be aware of the Visual Artists Rights Act.

If you are interested in licensing this, please contact the artist directly through tearose708 [!at] aol.com

Frequently asked questions about Suncatchercreations

General Information:

Please be careful not to torque or pinch glass while unwrapping or handling your new piece of stained glass. Do not pull wrapping apart but cut with scissors. It’s best to balance piece in the palm of your hand, the cantilevered pieces are very fragile.

Panels are best kept upright or vertical.

Be sure to wash your hands after handling as it’s leaded.

To clean your glass, mild dish soap is best. Oxidation of lead can be corrected with glass wax.

Although very durable, it’s probably wise to replace the mono-filament yearly as it gets brittle and stretches in the sun. .A surgeon’s knot is recommended as a strong knot.

Enjoy your stained glass, it can be an heirloom if handled gently.

I ship mostly Priority mail, Larger pieces UPS.

Please leave me your phone number if you purchase a stained glass panel as UPS requires it for shipping.

Please inspect the item as soon as possible. If damaged, keep all packaging and contact me immediately..I can not be responsible for any breakage after 2 days of receiving item. A claim needs to be filed and proof that the item was securely packed. Contact me right away so I can help you. I will need you to email photos of breakage and packaging to me, I will also need your phone number. No refunds will given until insurance claim is finalized. Most items arrive safely.
tearose708 [!at] aol.com

Please let me know your glass arrived safely, as I always worry.
Custom orders are difficult to fill with my limited space but feel free to contact me as I'm happy to assist and if I can not accommodate you, I can refer you.I sometimes do special orders, and wholesale....we'll talk. Feel free to email me!
If you’re purchasing a gift, I can include a message and ship directly to the recipient. During checkout, leave me the instructions in “message to the seller”. I do not include invoices in my packaging as you have a copy and many of my items are purchased as gifts. Unwrapping them can get messy.
Some of the items I sell are quite expensive, if you really want something that you would need to make payments on over a few months, contact me. I'll try to work with you over a 3-6 month period.

RESERVED FOR CHERI - 2 Stained Glass Origami Peace Cranes, Symbol of Peace, Prosperity, Fidelity, Longevity


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  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Stained Glass, Leaded Art Glass, Iridescent glass, red glass, tiffany glass, colored glass, cathedral glass, church glass
  • Only ships within United States.
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