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Linda J. Barkman
October, 2013, Page 21
Photo by Garrett Cook
The mere idea of accessorizing a tree makes me smile. And so does this handcrafted tree necklace created by innovative Arizona ceramist Janet Orr. In addition to enlivening an outdoor area, the whimsical “jewelry” is sure to spark a conversation or two. Lengths are customizable and other colors and designs are available. To contact the artist, go to
Looking to add a dash of Spanish ambience to an outdoor area? The new globe-shaped Mendocino fixture will do the trick in style. Part of Troy Lighting’s Winter 2013 Outdoor Collection, it is available at Valley Light Gallery, (480) 948-5030.
Part of the Pebble Collection from Stone Forest, this large Jurassic Fountain is hand-carved from conglomerate stone. It stands approximately 48"H; dimensions, shapes and colors vary. Find the organic bubbler at
cool & kinetic
The graceful Agave, one of Lyman Whitaker's famed kinetic wind sculptures, will bring mesmerizing motion to the garden whenever there is a breeze. Crafted of copper, steel and stainless steel, it is available in heights of 6'4" and 7'5" through Renee Taylor Gallery, (928) 282-7130.
With their sand-cast iron form and antique-bronze finish, the Rose Nesting Tables emphasize the organic side of Selamat Designs. The set can be split or used in tandem, making it a versatile addition to indoor and outdoor areas alike. Available through bungalow, (480) 948-5409.
Crafted of plantation-grown teak, Summit Furniture’s new Boomerang Collection includes this adjustable lounge chair. Designed by Alwy Visschedyk, it features metal fittings that are constructed of marine-grade stainless steel and is available through design professionals.
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