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Summer to Autumn 2017- Trees created

Here is a round up of the wire tree sculptures I created between Summer and Autumn 2017. There is a nice selection of crystal bead trees and all wire trees along with some experimentation with flame patina effects and ageing effects using liver of sulphur.

All these trees are available to purchase here on my website http://metalbonsai.com

Music: Jeff Kaale Mai Tai via Soundcloud

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Large Crystal Wire Tree Sculpture

This crystal wire tree sculpture uses around 800 beads of various green colours and has 160 wires in the tree itself. This one took quite a long time to make, as 5 beads per wire is time consuming. The beads are glass and are faceted but also slightly rounded which made using them easier! I wanted to have natural looking roots and they sit on the driftwood base nicely. I am really happy with how it turned out. This will be listed on the website at some point but if you are interested, please contact me. 

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Small Wire Bonsai Tree Sculpture in White Container

This wire tree is made with 4 colours of wire, silver, rose gold, dark purple and grape purple and the wire is 0.315mm thick. There is a dramatic twist in the trunk showing off the different coloured wires and styled as a informal upright this wire tree sits in a white rectangular Walsall studio ceramics container and has a moss effect on the base. You can see there are some exposed roots to complete the sculpture.

This tree is available for purchase, please contact us for details.