Hope and Purity
This artwork was inspired by the color white that signifies purity, spirit, hope, renewal during Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) holidays. White is sometimes present in flowers, along with the traditional paper decorations, on the altars or shrines.
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Mosaic tesserae include hand cut and tumbled white marble, white glass beads, white iridescent glass beads, white plastic beads, clear iridescent stained glass, clear quartz crystals, and clear frit (crushed glass).
The smaller substrate is handmade and features a white background. It is stacked onto lightweight Hydro Ban®️ Board substrate that has been textured and colored black.
14 inches by 14 inches.