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Welcome to Coasters Di Fresco on Etsy....
This collection of tumbled marble stone coaster sets began as a gift to a friend that loves wine. Soon, friends asked me to make them with their favorite wine labels & the collection grew. Most of the wine labels are from my personal collection; others are stylized after newer labels. I experimented with many different processes until I found the result that I was looking for. The coasters look like old frescos & the vintage wine label designs look like they have been part of the stone for hundreds of years! I also love antique engravings. I love the detail & care taken in these works of art. My hope is that in some way that, in reproducing the work of these Naturalists, engravers and artists', I will be able to pay homage to their great dedication and unique talent. The coaster collection now includes many of my favorite engravings &…

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  • Joined October 28, 2010

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stone, vintage wine labels, tumbled marble, natural history, old prints, antique prints, vintage art

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About

Hi!
Welcome to Coasters Di Fresco on Etsy....
This collection of tumbled marble stone coaster sets began as a gift to a friend that loves wine. Soon, friends asked me to make them with their favorite wine labels & the collection grew. Most of the wine labels are from my personal collection; others are stylized after newer labels. I experimented with many different processes until I found the result that I was looking for. The coasters look like old frescos & the vintage wine label designs look like they have been part of the stone for hundreds of years! I also love antique engravings. I love the detail & care taken in these works of art. My hope is that in some way that, in reproducing the work of these Naturalists, engravers and artists', I will be able to pay homage to their great dedication and unique talent. The coaster collection now includes many of my favorite engravings & lithographs.
I hope you enjoy browsing as much as I have enjoyed collecting them!

Catherine

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