Lighthouse - Alligator Reef, FL
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About GrafixMat Coasters   •   Front   •   Back Story

 

About GrafixMat Coasters:

Each GrafixMat® is a work of art, masterfully laser-engraved on the cork front with a unique and amusing story colorfully illustrated on its flip-side.  For a treasured gift or your own personal collection; select one or create a set of 2, 4, 6 or more from 21 themed Collections totaling more than 500 contemporary and fine art designs.  Made from eco-friendly recycled cork from Portugal and Spain, yet handcrafted in the U.S.A. GrafixMats® are so artfully designed and intriguing, we've created a hanging hole in the back of each coaster.

All Natural    •    Durable Easy Wash    •    Singles or Sets Storage Caddies    •    4 1/4" Diameter, 5/16" Thick        Green Certified

Front Design:

Sketch of Lighthouse

The Back Story:

Alligator Reef

Alligator Reef Lighthouse sits off the coast of Indian Key and the town of Islamorada, Florida. The lighthouse was built in 1873, named after the 1822 wreck of the USS Alligator that took place near the reef (before the towers construction). Some Florida’s powerful tropical storms have passed over the lighthouse with some winds hitting 200 mph. Its 13-story, skeletal structure allows high grade winds to pass through it rather than blowing it over.

 About the Artist: Paul M. Bradley Jr., an architect by profession, began drawing lighthouses after a New England vacation sparked his interest in the structures. His drawings appear quarterly in the Keeper's Log, a publication of the U.S. Lighthouse Society (www.uslhs.org).