Colorado State Trivet Hummingbirds Columbine State Flower Ceramic Framed in Wood




Product Description

Bright kitchen trivet with the wording "Colorado" on it, Colorado's state flower, Columbine and three hummingbirds. The blue represents the sky, the white represents snow (read more information below).

****Information about the flowers and colors on this trivet********
The white and lavender Rocky Mountain Columbine was designated the official state flower of Colorado in 1899 after winning the vote of Colorado's school children.

Discovered in 1820 on Pike's Peak by mountain climber Edwin James, the Rocky Mountain columbine (Columbine Aquilegia caerulea) is a lovely flower with a rich aroma to attract bees, hummingbirds and butterflies to it's nectar. The Latin word aquila means "Eagle" and refers to the claw-like spurs at the base of the flower.

Columbines bloom in pastel shades of blue, violet, red, yellow and white. There are 70 species of columbines in the world and about 1/3 are native to North America. Colorado specifies the white and lavender Rocky Mt. Columbine which has blue-violet petals and spurs, a white cup and yellow center. Blue is a symbol of the sky, white represents snow, and yellow symbolizes Colorado's gold mining history.

Approximate size is 7 1/4" by 7 1/4".

Very good condition, they are no chips or cracks. The wood is is great shape. The back has a hanger and four felt circles.

Green bird and grapes are only photo props.

*VINTAGE NOTE: Please remember that this item has already had a previous life. Therefore, there might be the occasional imperfection. Although I take great care to describe any flaws and provide all the correct information about the age and details about the vintage items, I'm not a expert antique dealer.

We usually ship orders in one-two weeks, if you need sooner, please let me know.

Vintage #821

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Ceramic, Wood


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