Oak Leaf fireplace

Oak Leaf Fireplace

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15 square feet

Tumbled onyx is the background material. Leaves, stems and checkered border are marble; acorns are made of red tiger eye. A specimen acorn is inlaid in the soapstone hearth

Crafted for a newly constructed home in the Storybook style (a charming period of the Arts and Crafts movement), this mosaic recalls the Oak trees found in the neighborhood.

photos: Todd Pickering