"A soulmate has locks to fit your keys and keys to fit your locks."Richard Bach
The Story Behind This Tile
Soulmates work in a strange and beautiful way. Instead of one lock and key, they work like dual locks! In order to have a soulmate, you must also be theirs. It is this interlocking connection that is undeniably unique. Soulmates don’t have to look like each other, their locks and keys may seem wildly different, but they work together all the same. When you find that one of a kind combination with another soul, it feels as though you are seen and heard by someone else and yourself all at once. You can’t help but feel joy when you connect with your soulmate - whether they are your eternal friend or your partner for life - and love is always on the tip of your tongue when they are around.
Spiritiles are made by firing glass powders on copper until they become molten and fuse to the copper surface. Each is 8.5'' x 5.5'' x 2'', ready to hang. Along with the image on the front, an accompanying quote appears along the side with attribution on the top edge. Each Spiritile is carefully handmade using a series of intricate stencil techniques. From the beginning, Houston Llew’s vision for his enameled artworks drew from the beauty of simplicity. He sought after an imagistic theme for his work rather than pursuing the abstract often seen in other enameled wall art. The image is just the beginning - each piece is paired with a quote sgraffitoed around the sides to create an inspiring story through words and images in glass.After firing, a pin is rolled over the enameled metal to form intentional crazing marks in the glass.