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4x8 Loon (Midnight)
Tile in 2-inch Oak Park Frame - Oak
Tile in 2-inch Oak Park Frame - Ebony

4x8 Loon (Midnight)

"We heard the lonely cry of the loon, one of the wildest and most striking of all the wilderness sounds, a strange, sad, mournful, unearthly cry, half laughing, half wailing." - John Muir

A group of loons can be called a "cry," maybe for their plaintive call. We in Michigan love loons. They make us think of summertime Up North. That's why we made this moonlit Loon tile. To remind ourselves.

  • Actual tile size: 3-13/16" x 7-13/16"
  • Tiles are approximately 5/8″ thick and have a notch in the back for hanging unframed.

Motawi polychrome tiles are striking individual art pieces as much as functional tile installation accents. We’re told that our tiles will give you serious cred in gift-giving circles. And each one is made by hand and with heart in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

We embrace variation and handmade beauty. The bold heft of each Motawi tile reveals serious craftsmanship. And our time-honored hand-glazing methods produce a nuanced range of color with depth and translucence.

Our tile frames are made by Dard Hunter Studios, founded by early Roycrofter Dard Hunter and run by his grandson, Dard Hunter III.

The 2-inch Oak Park flat frame is made of quartersawn oak and comes in Craftsman Oak or Ebony finish. Its finished size is 11-1/4" x 7-1/2".

Description

"We heard the lonely cry of the loon, one of the wildest and most striking of all the wilderness sounds, a strange, sad, mournful, unearthly cry, half laughing, half wailing." - John Muir

A group of loons can be called a "cry," maybe for their plaintive call. We in Michigan love loons. They make us think of summertime Up North. That's why we made this moonlit Loon tile. To remind ourselves.

  • Actual tile size: 3-13/16" x 7-13/16"
  • Tiles are approximately 5/8″ thick and have a notch in the back for hanging unframed.

About

Motawi polychrome tiles are striking individual art pieces as much as functional tile installation accents. We’re told that our tiles will give you serious cred in gift-giving circles. And each one is made by hand and with heart in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

We embrace variation and handmade beauty. The bold heft of each Motawi tile reveals serious craftsmanship. And our time-honored hand-glazing methods produce a nuanced range of color with depth and translucence.

Frames

Our tile frames are made by Dard Hunter Studios, founded by early Roycrofter Dard Hunter and run by his grandson, Dard Hunter III.

The 2-inch Oak Park flat frame is made of quartersawn oak and comes in Craftsman Oak or Ebony finish. Its finished size is 11-1/4" x 7-1/2".