This artwork was inspired by the glowing purple candles which are lit on Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) holiday and are placed on the shrines and altars in remembrance of loved ones. The color purple signifies pain, suffering, grief and mourning. The families of the dead use purple to acknowledge their loss.
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Remembrance, Detail 1
Remembrance, Detail 2
Remembrance, Detail 3
Remembrance, Detail 4
Mosaic tesserae include hand cut Purple Van Gogh stained glass, layered transparent purple stained glass, purple glass beads, and unique amethyst minerals.
The smaller substrate is handmade and features a rich purple paint as a background. It is stacked onto lightweight Hydro Ban®️ Board substrate that has been textured and colored black.
14 inches by 14 inches.