Laurel Leaf Motif – Laurel Loves

By: Casey Gerber

April 29, 2014

Laurel loves the iconic laurel wreath and leaf motif! I mean, who doesn’t?

Elegant yet subtle in detail, the laurel leaf offers a visual treat whenever sighted. The laurel wreath is a symbol of victory and glory. The Greek god Apollo, recognized as the god of light, truth, healing, music,  and poetry  was often represented wearing a horseshoe laurel wreath upon his head. Throughout history, the laurel motif has influenced design, architecture, furniture, home accents and decorative arts.

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We find it especially thrilling to incorporate the laurel motif in a modern way. You can find its influence in interior design and home decorating through etched tableware, woven textiles and linens, carved furniture, sculpted lamps and gilded accents.

Here are a few decadent laurel leaf items for the home. Hope you enjoy adding a little glory to your home décor!

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1) Neiman Marcus – Golden Olive Tray by Michael Aram 2) Laylagrayce Home – Laurel Gold Leaf Mirror by Arteriors 3) Carlyle Avenue – Etched Leaf Glassware Imported 4) Domino – Gilded Leaf by Vera Wang 5) Neiman Marcus – Olive Branch Candle by Michael Aram 6) Home Decorating Company – Abigail Laurel Leaf Bedding by Taylor Linens 7) Laylagrayce Home – Laurel Wreath Lamp by Barbara Crosgrove 8) 1st Dibs – Laurel Leaf Garden Bench & Chairs  circa 1920’s 9) 1st Dibs – Laurel Sculptural Abstract Table Lamp circa 1960’s


Xoxo, Laurel & Wolf

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