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Home Accents for Decoration

Zimbabwe Lion Sculpture
Zimbabwe Lion Sculpture
(Based on 14 reviews)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents

The population of lions in the wild has been decimated since the mid-20th century. Zimbabwe, where this fierce lion is hand-carved from rapoko soapstone, is one of only a handful of countries where these kings and queens of the jungle are still found in the wild. Please accept variations in each unique stone.


$49.00
$6.99
Satellite Map Paperweight
Satellite Map Paperweight
(Based on 1 review)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents
Remember past journeys and inspire new adventures with these impressive glass paperweights. Satelllite imagery viewed through a magnifying crystal sphere turns even familiar coastlines and topography into a beautiful, almost abstract pattern. Choose a favorite vacation destination or the area where you grew up—these desktop accents will inspire reminiscences and engage the imagination. Arrives in a wooden box with the National Geographic Society seal, and includes an acrylic easel for display and an informational card about the region.

Choose:

  • Grand Canyon (pictured with the box)
  • Cape Cod
  • Florida and the Bahamas
  • Michigan
  • New York City
  • San Francisco
  • Texas
  • Washington, DC


Available styles: Cape Cod, Washington DC, Florida, Grand Canyon, Michigan, New York City, San Francisco, Texas
$58.00
$9.99
Peruvian Gemstone Owls
Peruvian Gemstone Owls
(Based on 5 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents

The Peruvian sculptor who creates this diminutive pair of owls says he selects the stones that speak to him when choosing raw materials to work with. In this sculpture he works with serpentine, white onyx, aragonite, rose quartz, and sodalite, and follows the stone’s natural contours and grains. Please accept some variation in each hand-carved piece.


$98.00
Hand-carved Bobwhite Quail and Chick
Hand-carved Bobwhite Quail and Chick
(Based on 4 reviews)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents

Artist Richard Morgan hand-carves this charming bobwhite quail and chick in his Connecticut studio, with antique decoys as his inspiration. The New York Times called Morgan “one of the nation’s best-known decoy carvers.” Named for the sound of their distinctive whistle, these secretive birds are found all over the U.S. Although bobwhites are a solitary species, family groups called coveys can be spotted during late summer roosts.


$129.00
$49.99
Talavera-style Butterfly Wall Art
Talavera-style Butterfly Wall Art
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents

Talavera pottery combines centuries of Moorish tradition, Spanish technique, and Mexican skill. Artisans hand-mold this ceramic butterfly, which is allowed to dry in the sun before being painted with a bright white glaze. Then, its wings are decorated using a traditional color palette of blue, green, yellow, red, brown, and black glaze. The result is a vibrant sculpture made in the talavera style by a family-run studio in Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico. Comes ready to hang.


$49.00
Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal
Personalized Chinese Hand-carved Seal
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents

In China, seal carving is such a revered skill that it's regarded as one of the "four treasured arts," along with painting, calligraphy, and poetry. Seals, also called chops, are used to sign everything from official documents to works of art. Often topped with elaborate carved motifs, the "name" end is dipped in brilliant red seal paste and stamped onto the paper.


$48.00
Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors
Set of Eight Rajasthani Sparkling Pocket Mirrors
(Based on 13 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents
During Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, families gather to celebrate with lanterns, fireworks, and candles. In India's rural states, Diwali decorations often incorporate tiny slivers of mirror that cast glittering reflections. Perfect for stocking stuffers or party favors, these compact-size mirrors are crafted in that same sparkling spirit. Rajasthani women gather lac, a resin from trees, and mold it like clay into a disk shape. Before the lac hardens, beads and hand-cut mirrors are pressed into its surface. Handmade in India. Set of 8.
$29.00
Set of 12 Blown-glass Chinese Songbirds
Set of 12 Blown-glass Chinese Songbirds
(Based on 6 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents
Bird raising in China dates back to the founding of the Qing dynasty in 1644. Members of the new elite class spent their time in teahouses showing off their birds with friends and learning about new and different species. These whimsical, brightly colored blown-glass ornaments celebrate that traditional love for small songbirds as well as the deeper mythological belief that birds are a link between heaven and Earth. 2 3/4''L.
$29.00
Cloisonné Teapot Ornaments - Set of 4
Cloisonné Teapot Ornaments - Set of 4
(Based on 7 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents

Cloisonné was developed thousands of years ago during the Byzantine era and traveled via the Silk Road to China, where it has flourished as an art form ever since. To create a design in cloisonné, an artist's original sketch must be traced using thin strips of wire. Into this wire "scaffolding" is inserted powdered enamel that, when baked, fills the outlines and creates a porcelain-like appearance.


$32.00
Custom Nautical Tile Clock
Custom Nautical Tile Clock
(Based on 10 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents

Nautical maps can inspire seaside daydreams as well as provide a wealth of information for safe sailing. With coastal outlines and depth markings, boaters can begin to read the topography of the world away from land. Provide us with the town and zip code closest to your waterside home or favorite spot along the U.S. coastal waterways, the Great Lakes, Alaska, or Hawaii, and artisans in New England will screen print a local chart on tumbled marble to create an analog clock.


$65.00
Talavera-style Frog Planter
Talavera-style Frog Planter
(Based on 2 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents

Talavera-style pottery techniques have been passed down through generations of Mexican craftspeople since the style was first introduced by Spaniards in the 17th century. The bright colors of this placid frog planter are part of the traditional color palette. Handcrafted in the talavera style in Dolores Hidalgo, Mexico.


$75.00
Tibetan Chime of Compassion
Tibetan Chime of Compassion
(Based on 11 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents
Inscribed with one of the most significant mantras in Buddhism—Om mani padme hum—this handcrafted chime is created by Tibetan refugees residing in northern India. Buddhists believe that saying this mantra, or even viewing it in its written form, invokes the blessings of the Buddha of Compassion. Cast from a combination of metals, the hand-tuned chime produces a clear tone when struck. Features brass stand with cloud motif and wooden base and striker.
$59.00
Songbirds Choir, Five-Bird Set
Songbirds Choir, Five-Bird Set
(Based on 10 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents
Inside each plush figure, a microchip plays the authentic sound of its species as recorded by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Fun for children and adults alike; everyone can learn the sounds and then use their ears to find these birds in their own backyard. Set of Five conatins: Eastern Bluebird, Goldfinch, Black-capped Chickadee, Cardinal, and Robin.
$39.95
Art Nouveau-inspired Tortoise Lamp
Art Nouveau-inspired Tortoise Lamp
(Based on 11 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents
The art nouveau movement of the early 20th century was inspired by nature, Eastern art and design, and a desire to create objects that were both beautiful and functional. This glowing stained-glass tortoise lamp with a brass-finished base is made in the tradition of classic art glass from the 1910s. Chinese mythology tells that the tortoise is one of four creatures who rule the corners of heaven, where it represents strength, longevity, and endurance.
$39.00
Set of Two Celadon Elephants
Set of Two Celadon Elephants
(Based on 8 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents
Although ceramics have flourished in Thailand since the 9th century, celadon stoneware has been an especially revered Thai art form since the 13th century. When the Chinese brought celadon techniques to the kingdom then called Siam, the ancient capital of Sukhothai became a center for world-renowned celadon artisans. This expressive elephant and her child speak to Thailand's cultural reverence for the powerful animals. They are believed to have great wisdom, and popular superstition says that it's good luck to walk underneath an elephant's belly.
$65.00
$44.99
Peruvian Reverse-painted Butterfly Box
Peruvian Reverse-painted Butterfly Box
(Based on 12 reviews)
Category: Home & Garden/Home Décor/Home Accents

The art of reverse painting on glass was brought to Peru by settling Spaniards in the 15th century. Local artisans emulated the style found on mirrors and other Spanish household objects and, in time, added so much of their own inspiration that the technique became recognized as a Peruvian craft tradition. There are a dwindling number of Peruvian artists who still practice this unique and romantic art. Here the artisan captures the ethereal beauty of butterflies on the hinged lid of a handcrafted wooden jewelry box.


$69.00
Moroccan Selenite Votive
Moroccan Selenite Votive
(Based on 3 reviews)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents

Selenite is a crystalline variety of gypsum, named after the Greek word for moon because of the belief that its transparency waxed and waned. Some believe that it clears the air of electrical pollution. Artisans in a village near Agadir, Morocco, on the Atlantic coast, carve locally mined selenite into this luminous, translucent votive holder. Please accept small variations in this natural material.


$36.00
$5.99
Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox
Cloisonné Peacock Pillbox
(Based on 14 reviews)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents

In China, peacocks symbolize beauty and dignity. Until the early 20th century, peacock feathers were given as awards for service or generosity—the more “eyes” on the feather, the more significant the award. This petite peacock pillbox is made using centuries-old cloisonné techniques, with hand-applied Swarovski crystals.


$55.00
$7.99
Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives
Festival of Lights Mirrored Votives
(Based on 7 reviews)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents
Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights, when families gather to celebrate with lanterns, fireworks, and candles. In India's rural Kutch and Gujarat states, Diwali decorations often incorporate tiny slivers of mirror that cast glittering reflections. These traditional Diwali votives begin with lac—a resin that Gujarati women gather from trees and mold like clay. Before the lac hardens, beads and hand-cut mirrors are pressed into its surface. Replaceable tea-light candles included. Set of four. Handmade in India.
$26.00
Miniature Egyptian Glass Perfume Bottle Set
Miniature Egyptian Glass Perfume Bottle Set
(Based on 10 reviews)
Category: Home Décor/Home Accents
Egyptians are believed to be the first to incorporate fragrances and perfume into their cultural rituals, and intricate perfume bottles have been discovered within the tombs of Egyptian Pharaohs. Our beautiful examples are hand-blown and shaped in Egypt using a technique that has been in use since the 13th century. Each is a unique creation accented with 24k gold, painted in delicate translucent colors, and finally topped with a sculpted leaf-shaped stopper. Fill them with perfumes or scented oils. No two are alike. Set of five.
$39.00
$14.99