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Accessories

 

Earrings

 

Strung stone necklaces for $8.00

 

bright necklaces dark necklaces

 

Wild West Bags of Boulder, Colorado hand-sewn tapestry purses from $12-$59, 7 styles and many colors to choose from

 

minibags WildWestBags

 

Handmade greeting cards

 

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thinking-of-you

time flies

 

Unframed prints and originals

 

Did you know that, in addition to custom framing, we have available many hundreds of unframed art prints, original artwork, tinted etchings, and pages from publications available for you from which to choose? You can pick from our wide inventory of art and photographs, then select the mat and frame for a one-of-a-kind gift.

 

TINTED ETCHINGS

The etching process, a centuries-old art form used by Rembrandt, involves many steps to produce a finished product.

The zinc or copper plate is first prepared by covering the polished surface wth asphaltum. Lines of the artist's drawing are then scratched through this covering to expose the metal. A nitric acid bath is then used to bite or "etch" these exposed lines to achieve the desired depth needed to produce a satisfactory print.

After beveling the edges of the "bitten" plate, thick ink is wiped into the lines of the drawing and then wiped off very carefully. The inked plate and a damp piece of paper are then pulled through a press, with extreme pressure, which transfers the inked lines from plate to paper.

After drying the print, the artist then hand tints each etching with transparent watercolor. Each etching is part of a limited edition, so they are signed and numbered by the artist.

You will also notice that as each "print" is pulled and tinted separately, each will be slightly different, and therefore quite original.

With reasonable care, this permanent art form will last hundreds of years.

 

Framed art and prints

 

pigs

 

Purple and Turquoise Collage Iowa 150 Poster

 

Prints from Gary Olsen of Dubuque

 

Clock Tower Dubuque Courthouse

 

 

 

Dubuque Star Brewery

 

Sculpture

 

These steel sculptures from Sugarpost Custom Metal Art Signs & Architectural Metal Works are indoor / outdoor recycled metal sculpture.

 

ITEM Inventory # Price Online Price Marked # in Stock
Small Angel 1002 $40.00 $30.00 1
Small Skateboarder 1005 $45.00 $35.00 1
Small Bearers With Gnome 1008 $55.00 $45.00 1
Small Hanging Chuter 1010 $65.00 $55.00 1
Small Flower Fairy 1018 $45.00 $35.00 1
Small Bike 1027 $55.00 $45.00 1
Small Finish Line Bike 1028 $55.00 $45.00 1
Small Mountain Bike 1029 $55.00 $45.00 1
Small Scuba Diver 1043 $45.00 $35.00 1
Small Fisherman 1072 $45.00 $35.00 1
Small GBG Cowboy With Lasso 1085 $45.00 $35.00 2
Small GBG Griller 1086 $45.00 $35.00 2
Small GBG Plane 2022 $80.00 $70.00 1
Medium Fly Fisherman 2007 $85.00 $75.00 1
Medium Hunter 2021 $85.00 $75.00 1
Large Blowfish 7034 $185.00 $175.00 1
Mini Pig with Stake 8005 $50.00 $40.00 1
Flying Mini Pig 0 $50.00 $40.00 1
Big Pig 8006 $200.00 $190.00 1
Total In Stock 22

 

Antiques and decor

 

Metal door topper

 

Door topper

 

Subway sign: Laugh

 

Laugh

 

Mini polyresin magnetic frames and tiny boxes

 

magnets

 

Dubuque Potts flatiron

 

Dubuque Potts flatiron