The inspiration for calmettos is the South Carolina State Tree, the Palmetto. The Palmetto represents strength with its tightly woven fibers, while at the same time serving as an icon that reflects a casual ‘sweet-tea’ lifestyle. It’s all about heritage and deep roots! Our calmettos hand-painted originals come on either wood or canvas and are suitable for framing.
Original calmetto paintings make excellent gifts and are perfect for the den, study, office or porch. They are hanging in such places as the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion, SC State Museum, Spain, Germany, Rwanda and even in the halls of the US Congress. Our calmettos hand-painted originals come on either wood or canvas and are suitable for framing.