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Luck o‘ the Irish Pine Needle Ornament


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Here’s a bit o‘ Irish luck to ya in the form of a tiny four leaf clover charm, suspended in a brass ring center covered with a double buttonhole stitch and nested in coiled rows of pine needles. Considered a lucky charm, because there are about 10,000 three-leaf clovers for every lucky four-leaf version and therefore, a rare find. Even so, there are more four-leaf clovers found in Ireland than anywhere else! The leaves of the four-leaf clover are said to be symbols for faith, hope, love, and luck. If you‘re the superstitious type, give your four-leaf clover to someone else—it is said that this will double your good luck! This ornament is made of longleaf pine needles dyed black and stitched with waxed Brazilian Linhasita thread in a pleasant Irish green color, and includes a generous loop for hanging. The ornament is 3.75″/9.5 cm x 3.5″/8.9 cm in diameter.

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Care & Specs

Coiled pine needle creations are gifts from nature coiled with bundles of pine needles harvested after they’ve naturally fallen to the ground, and hand stitched with various waxed cords or threads. Many pine needle creations take more than forty hours to craft—truly labors of love that I hope may be enjoyed by others for many years to come. ~NMc

  • Care Recommendations
    Avoid fully immersing in water. Subsequent drying and contraction of water-soaked and swelled needles may loosen stitches.
  • Avoid direct sunlight: it could potentially damage organic materials or unevenly fade dyed elements used in your basket.
  • Gently remove dust with a soft paintbrush, or use a can of compressed air. Lightly wipe baskets with a damp cloth using cold water (without fully immersing in water).
  • Do not place in a microwave oven: metal parts may have been used in construction, and threads are coated with wax—it’s non-toxic, yet, could melt when exposed to heat.
  • Baskets are food safe, but to ensure ease of cleaning and their longevity, it is advisable to keep food separated from basket interiors with a cloth napkin or similar protection.