Bok Tower Gardens: Beautiful Ceramic Tile Windows

Bok Tower and Palm Trees

Top of Bok Tower

Bok Ceramic Tile: Adam and Eve

Bok Ceramic Tiles: Tree of Life

Tree of Life Closeup with Baboons

Bok Ceramic Tile: Fish

At the top of Bok Tower are mosaic tile windows that encircle the carillon bells.  Each open-air window has a cast-iron filigree base that is covered with ceramic tiles.  The windows all have a Biblical theme.  The middle tile window with a balcony shows Adam and Eve with the serpent in the Garden of Eden.  The top tile windows show the Tree of Life, along with nesting birds, baboons, wood storks, and other wildlife.  These massive windows measure 35 feet tall by 10 feet wide.  The bottom tile windows show creatures that live in the sea.  The detail work on this tower is incredible!

About Pam
Richard and Pam lived in the San Francisco Bay Area 14 years (1987-1999 and 2008-2011). They lived in Florida 13 years previously, until returning in July 2011 to present. They hope their photography will encourage you to get out and discover nature's beauty in your own backyard, parks, and wild places. Click on any pictures on this blog to see them full size with additional details.

2 Responses to Bok Tower Gardens: Beautiful Ceramic Tile Windows

  1. magsx2 says:

    Oh my that really is spectacular, such beautiful detail, you just have to admire the work and dedication that went into making these, and they do look great on the tower, great photos. 🙂

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