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QuiltGem Greeting Cards measure 5 x 7 inches folded.

Single Greeting Cards Shown Above.

Sample Notecard Package Shown Above

QuiltGem Notecards measure 4-1/4 x 5-1/2 inches folded.
Envelope included for all sizes.
Blank inside. Allow for your own message. Good for personal or business greeting cards.
Each card is enclosed in a clear sleeve and come safely packaged.
Cards are printed on 80lb cover stock with a matte finish.
Use horizontally or vertically.

Separately printed
and enclosed
inscription reads:

QuiltGem Greeting Cards are created by Lancaster, PA artist Melissa Carroll. The artist begins with her original fine art photograph of a gem, rock or mineral from the extensive collection of her late father, John M. Ward. The artist uses each mineral's natural cubic, conical, pyramidal or hexagonal geometry as the basic shape and inspiration for each image. By manipulating the mineral's colors, textures and natural shapes, the artist uses these shapes as a guide—and "stitches" portions of detail from the photograph to create the repeated, quilt-inspired design and the final art for this QuiltGem Card.

“My father possessed a lifelong passion for nature, geology and photography. His vast rock and mineral collection is as diverse as it is beautiful. He had a wish: to photograph these beautiful minerals—their colors, textures and shapes—to show their natural beauty in an original way. Unfortunately, his untimely passing meant that his dream of producing original images would go unfinished. Our shared love of photography and the beauty in nature has called me to photograph his collection and design these cards in his memory.

Thank you for purchasing this QuiltGem Greeting Card. It is a dream come true.”







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