In this real world there are numerous things that seem not real and even surreal. Buildings of a peculiar design, strange cars and bikes, weird looking clothing and shoes, even odd electronic devices can be seen almost everywhere and especially in large cities. Neckties are not an exception. There is a whole industry producing neckties of all possible colors and width, plaid or plain, dotted and spotted, with and without images and sayings on them.
There are also some quite eccentric products among the neckties. You can’t find them in the department stores or large malls. They are even not easily discovered in the Internet. To get them you may need to search all local flea markets and dig through many small garage sales. People don’t easily unveil these ties as they may realize of their value. Some of these ties are very original and probably don’t exist anywhere else. These ties are vintage limited edition totally inimitable Salvador Dali ties.
Salvador Dali who was a prominent Spanish Catalan surrealist painter born in Figueres. He was best known for his totally striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. Dali was an extremely imaginative and talented. Among his expansive artistic repertoire there are numerous outrageous films and sculptures, photography and lithographs, designs for theatre sets and costumes, and a variety of other extraordinary works, including over 40 designs of neckties.
It is hard to find all originals by the famous surrealist artist Salvador Dali. Now it is quite difficult to come across the genuine Dali ties. And they would probably cost you a fortune. The originals have Dali’s signature at the bottom right of the tie’s tip that proves their authenticity.
Ties like this were produced shortly after World War II when manufacturers hired street artists to create imaginative designs. These designs were intended to be used in mass production of ties to a now prosperous public. Approximately 43 designs were produced in a variety of colors. Each tie is an unique masterpiece of incredible color combination and vibrancy.
There are a few contemporary Dali ties out currently on the market, mostly on the Internet auctions. But none of them can compare to the deliciousness and elegant beauty of the originals.
If you eager for some surrealistic accessory, try finding modern ties that are a tribute to Dali’s most famous paintings like “The Persistence of Memory” (Salvador Dali’s most famous work, featuring the “melting clocks”) or “The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory” (another Dali’s variation of “melting clocks”.
Our life sometimes seems being an illusion filled of crazy and unrealistic things and ideas. We may even be uncertain of their existence. But please, don't doubt and be sure that surreal ties are real when you see them!