Handcrafted bird print: Tui with a colourful splash images copyrighted by Ruru Artisans © 2024.

As the pieces in this series are hand coloured, there may be some variation between editions.

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Handcrafted bird print: Tui with a colourful splash


Bring Home a Piece of New Zealand’s Natural Beauty with this handcrafted bird print

Ever wish you could bottle the magic of a sun-dappled forest, the sound of birdsong dancing through the air? Now you can, with this exquisite letterpress print of the tūī, New Zealand’s most beloved native bird.

A Symphony in Ink and Colour

This isn’t your ordinary wall art. The tūī’s sleek black feathers are captured in intricate detail, each delicate curve brought to life with the rich texture of raised ink. A splash of emerald green, echoing the lushness of Aotearoa’s native bush,adorns its throat. It’s a testament to the vibrancy of nature, a reminder of the beauty that surrounds us.

More Than Just a Bird

In Māori culture, the tūī is a messenger, a symbol of harmony between the physical and spiritual worlds. Its melodious song fills the forest with joy, reminding us to slow down, breathe, and appreciate the simple things. Isn’t that a message we could all use a little more of in our lives?

An Heirloom in the Making

This letterpress handcrafted bird print is a labour of love, created by hand using traditional techniques. The tactile quality of the raised ink and the subtle indentations on the paper create a multi-sensory experience you simply won’t find with mass-produced prints. It’s a unique piece of art that you’ll treasure for years to come, perhaps even passing it down to future generations.

A Gift That Speaks Volumes

Searching for a gift that’s both meaningful and beautiful? Look no further. Whether it’s for a birthday, anniversary, or just because, this tūī print is sure to delight anyone who appreciates nature, art, or the unique spirit of New Zealand.

Transform Your Space

Imagine this stunning artwork gracing your living room, bedroom, or office. It’s a conversation starter, a reminder of the beauty that exists in the world, and a touch of elegance that will instantly elevate your décor.

Ready to bring a little bit of magic into your home?

This exquisite tūī letterpress print is waiting for you. Treat yourself or someone special. You deserve it.

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The prints in this series are letterpress printed and hand coloured with Windsor and Newton drawing inks to make two colours in total. The colouring accentuates the nature of the Tui as it sits, ready to take flight.

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Renoir 260gsm archival ivory

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NZD $66.70 Incl. GST
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