Miniature Hill of Crosses – One -of-a kind copper and amber cross by local artist – R. Povilaitis
Povilaitis, who came to the United States and the Chicago area in 1949, began building crosses at his home.
Artist inspired by Lithuanian wayside crosses. He uses a lot of elements that come from his home country.
Lithuania is home to a shrine and a pilgrimage site known as the “Hill of Crosses,” The hill, about 12 kilometers north of Šiauliai, in the northern part of the country, is now home to an “uncountable” number of crosses of all styles and materials.
Height: 4.5″ inches tall by 3 inches wide
Materials: wood, copper, amber.