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Bring the sunshine in with an original bouquet of Three 2-INCH Star Urchin flowers in Mustard, a shade of vivid yellow paper that reminds me of Rudbeckia (black-eyed Susan) flowers. This paper is backed by a lovely aubergine, which adds very subtly to the depth of color. Each spiky sphere is attached atop a 9-inch wooden stem that I've lightly stained a complementary walnut color, to create a floral form reminiscent of craspedia or globe thistles. Handmade Polish Star Ornaments by Kissa Design, reinterpreted for the modern home, freshly crafted in my studio garden. I have a very limited supply of this paper, so I'm only offering this color in this size.

Star Urchins are based on the traditional Polish folk art decoration often called a porcupine ball, a style of ornament making 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 seed pods and fireworks, too.

I make each Star Urchin completely by hand, and each of mine 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 look delicate and celestial, take patience and a little while to make. Stand in a vase or flower frog for an eye-catching modern floral display perfectly at home in decor ranging from country to modern.

Stemmed Star Urchins are currently available in a variety of colors, in sizes 2-inch (on 9-inch stems), 3-inch (on 10-inch stems), and 4-inch (on 12-inch stems); stems are permanently attached. Please use the conversation feature ("convo" me) if you are interested in a different size, quantity or color that you don't see here and I will create a custom listing for you. This listing is for a set of three. Vase not included.

Ships USPS Priority Mail in the USA.
Ships USPS First Class International elsewhere.
These Star Urchins may be shipped separately from the other item(s) in your order.

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Paper Craspedia Flowers Yellow Stemmed Polish Star Urchins Folk Art Decorations Floral Bouquet - Set of THREE 2 inch - Mustard