Multi-tasking cowboys take a moment from ropin’ dogies to play a round. Oil wells in the background perpetuate the myth that Texas is full of oil wells, cowboys and we all ride horses. Other new, Texas framed images just arrived, including framed reproductions of vintage Texas maps. Would make perfect gifts for your cowboy’s man-cave:
Large framed picture of cowboys playing a round in the oil-field, $195
“Texas Gusher.” Dramatic scene of Texas sky behind oil wells has company medallions surrounding the edge, $195
“Texas Petroleum.” Interesting history and collaged details of Texas oil business in this framed historic map, $195
You don’t have to be a cowboy to appreciate the beautiful hand-etched crystal with Texas scenes. Longhorns, bluebonnets and boots remind even the city-slickers of the open range and it’s wild beauty. Display them in your collection and enjoy using them, too. They make wonderful corporate and client gifts, too. Decanters, wine glasses and serving pieces easily pass for art pieces:
Serene longhorn on crystal decanter, $235
Wineglass has Texas bluebonnets, $49.50 each
Decanter with cowboy boot, $235
Crystal decanter shows longhorns at rest, $249
Longhorns cross the range with cowboy riding herd on this decanter, $249
Set of 4 stemless wineglasses have boots with spurs, $159.50 set
Decanter etched cowboy boot, $259
Crystal cowboy hat is a wine bottle cooler; Longshorns stampede across the brim, $
A good sun hat with a deep brim is a necessity in the hot days of Texas summer, so you might as well wear a hat with some style, right? This one has 7″ deep brim and an “Alamo” style crown. Great for men or women:
Keep the sun off your head, face and neck when you wear this wide-brimmed Texas hat, $40.50
Everything is bigger and more colorful in Texas, and nothing says it better than these framed pictures. Texas Art of framed maps and collages tell the Texas story with legends of oil and cattleman, cowboys and state maps. Each one is filled with fascinating detail….and look carefully at the one of the Presidents playing cards!
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“Deep in the Heart of Texas” celebrates the history of oil discovery, $185
“Grand ol’ Gang” is Presidents playing cards, probably Texas hold-em! $265
Classic images of Texas country life are the hallmark of photographer Laura Scarlato’s work. Vivid colors and large canvases capture the feeling of a time gone by. Equally adept in rendering vintage Chevy images as still life and Longhorns in a natural setting, Ms. Scarlato is local and we have three gallery wrap murals of her work:
“Chevy Wheel” by Laura Scarlato, $395
“Longhorns” by Laura Scarlato, $395
“Chevy Front Bumper” by Laura Scarlato, $395
Ann and Bill with local photographer artist Laura Scarlato.
Note: These are large canvases. Click on the image in your browser to see each in greater detail.
Everyone knows we Texans ride horses to work, have oil wells in our backyards, and all our cows have horns, really long horns. Right? Perpetuate the myth when you give Texas crystal from Ann’s, such as these etched crystal glasses. Images are subtle enough not to holler, but are a cheerful reminder that Texas is a great state as well as state of mind.
Standing longhorn hand engraved on wine glass, $49.50
Set of 4 double old fashioned glasses engraves with an oil well, $189.50 for set of 4.
It’s always fun to send out-of-state friends and relatives a Texas-style gift. Make it something practical to remind them of our Lone Star state. How about these wine stoppers? Etched crystal make them memorable gifts. From $49.50 each.