Lighthouse - Dice Head, ME
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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:

Dice Head  

Set roughly in between the Fort Point and Pumpkin Island lighthouses, the long-deactivated Dice Head lighthouse rests at the mouth of the Penobscot River near beautiful and historic Castine, Maine. The white, granite rubble stone tower was built in 1829 along with the original, one and a half story wooden, colonial-cap keeper’s residence. It was deactivated in 1937 as a navigational aid.

 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).