Flame tree, tall, handmade collectible glass figure
Flame tree, tall, handmade collectible glass figure
Flame tree, tall, handmade collectible glass figure

Flame tree, tall, handmade collectible glass figure

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The "árbol de fuego", or Flame Tree is one of the most beautiful trees found in Latin America. Also known as Delonix regia, flamboyán, chivato, flamboyant, tabachín, malinche, ponciana, or acacia the tree blooms from February to July, providing nectar for the bees and inspiration to Salvadoran poets such as Alfredo Espino, who wrote a poem about this striking red tree.

Designed to set a unique mood in your office or home, this flame tree was handmade by expert Salvadoran artisans specializing in glass art, bringing extra color, shine, and texture to any environment. The Flame Tree was designed by Margarita Llort, El Salvador's stained glass pioneer and innovator. 

El Salvador’s flora and fauna are the focus of Margarita Llort’s VitroNATURA collection, highlighting through intense colors and mystifying textures the features of El Salvador's vivid wildlife. Margarita Llort’s pieces elegantly capture the often forgotten natural landscape of the unexpectedly diverse Central American country. 

Help protect El Salvador's biodiversity. When you purchase a piece from the VitroNATURA collection, 25% of the proceeds go to SalvaNATURA Fundacion Ecologica, a not-for-profit organization devoted to preserving El Salvador's natural habitat and animal diversity. Additionally, Vitrales by Margarita Llort recycles and upcycles whenever possible, implementing a “Zero Waste” approach to production. All of the left-over glass from large projects is creatively used in new items. Every purchase is kind to our planet!

Flame tree characteristics:

  • Decorative piece handmade by artisans specializing in glass art.

  • Materials: Stained glass on a forged iron mounting with a rusted finishing, supported on a wooden base made from certified cured pine. 

  • Technique: Cast glass

  • Packaging: Our products are lovingly packaged in a cardboard box and protected with sponge and bubble wrap. We include a label with information about the technique used, the craftsmanship and information about the artists.

  • Dimensions: Length 30 cm (11.8 inches) x Width 9 cm (3.5 inches) x Height 33 cm (13 inches). 

  • Packaging Dimensions: Length 40 cm (15.7 inches) x Width 13 cm (5.9 inches) x Height 40 cm (5.1 inches)

  • Item Weight: 0.5 kg/ 1.20 pounds

  • Packaged Weight: 1.2 kg/ 2.7 pounds

  • Limited Edition

    Care: For cleaning, use a non-scratch cloth with a bit of window-cleaning solution. Wipe carefully and tap dry. 

    For tougher stains use warm water, a bit of gentle soap, and two spoonfuls of vinegar. To brighten, polish glass with a non-scratch cloth. Remember, friction can cause scratches and damage the piece, avoid using force or contact with rough materials. When opening box do not lift piece by the glass, always lift by the wooden base or iron features. 

Customize Margarita Llort's Flame tree

Give Margarita Llort’s Flame Tree as a gift to commemorate a special moment or milestone. Add a personalized message sketched on a glass plaque attached to the base of the piece.

  • Choose from different types of typography and lettering.
  • Prior to shipping, we will send you a PDF image of your order for your confirmation and approval.
  • We can sketch your logo onto the piece. Send us your logo or other image to diseno@vitrales.com.sv. Please send a black and white image, in JPEG or vector format, with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi.
  • Please allow at least three business days for us to sketch the personalized message on the wooden base.
  • Select the Personalized Message option when adding the item to your cart for $10.00 extra