One-of-a-Kind Vintage China Mosaics

Custom Designed Original Mosaics
By Connie Funk

Each mosaic creation by Constance Funk is a one-of-a-kind work of art using found vintage materials as well as clay shapes made by hand. These pieces have been made by pressing Depression era glass, seams of old worn jeans, and and antique lockets, among others, into the clay to give it vintage appeal  that tells a story. The story is that life is a mosaic of all of our experiences and that it is never too late to have a happy childhood, starting at this present moment.

If the piece you love is sold and you would like to have one similar to this style you can commission Connie to custom make one for you!! Contact Connie today to get your own  commissioned piece started!

Below is Connie's showcase of Available Mosaics:

"Don't Mess With Texas"
Cowboy-Cowgirl Coffee Pot for Horse Treats

This one-of-a-kind vintage creation is made from shards of classic Western designs, beads, dimensional collectibles and spells the sentiment that Texans can agree upon! The grout used to seal this will withstand the temperature variations of a stable or tack room so that your piece will last and treats for your horses will be close at hand.
 

$450 + S&H.

 


 



 

PONIES NICKER

Custom Antique Mosaic Mirror
25" x 48"
Designed by Connie Funk

$995.00
 + S&H

 

VINTAGE COWGIRL NECKLACE HOLDER
Unique Mosaic Necklace Holder
(Necklaces not included)
15" x 15"
Designed by Connie Funk

$325.00 + S&H

 


 

All My Relations: Horses

Growing up as a horse crazy girl in the 1950's, I attended a Camp Fire Girls summer program on Vashon Island named Camp Sealth in honor of Chief Sealth/Seattle. The natural beauty and stories around the fire stayed with me in the years to come and Chief Seattle became a Grandfather-Hero for me. I took his words very seriously: "When the buffalo are all slaughtered, the wild horses all tamed, the secret corners of the forest heavy with the scent of many men, and the view of the ripe hills blotted by talking wires, where is the thicket? Where is the eagle? Gone."

This was some of my first consciousness of the importance of being caregivers for the earth and all of its inhabitants and influences and motivates me today in my volunteer work/play with children and horses in nature.

The central tile was made with the image of a leather and paper album cover with the likeness of Chief Seattle from the the early 1900's.Primitive tiles are placed and cut with twelve horse tiles created by the artist, representing an Indian herd that would serve and partner with the people who called them their relations.

This is a one-of-a kind mosaic from a series called "The Horse is your Mirror" to signify the amazing way horses reflect to us who we are and came to be, helping us to befriend and learn from our shadows.

Offered at $895.
18 x 24
 





 

GIRL OF THE GOLDEN WEST

One-of-a-kind mosaic end table with drawer
Created by Constance Funk
Woodylane Farm

This curvaceous vintage end table gets a new life as a showcase for the Girl of the Golden West of truth and legend. Barn red distressed paint is complimented by vibrant Italian glass in several colors to highlight the central tile of our inner vintage Cowgirl. She is surrounded by handmade Paisley Bandana print tiles and a border of lustrous glass. The sides of the table feature handcrafted clay cowgirl boots with a border made from the mold of an antique wooden carving. The back is enhanced with a ceramic stagecoach scene from a vintage box lid and the drawer front is a collage of clay pieces made from old tooled leather, cowboys in chaps, stars, hearts and cornice brackets that you might see in a classic Western barn. The entire piece is distressed and rubbed with English wax and has a charm that will have you standing taller in your boots.

22" x 30"
$1500.00 + S&H

 

 


 

 


 

 
 

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