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copper, creating, crystals, custom, flowers, handcrafted, handmade, heart, LoraLeeArtist, metal, mom, Mother's Day, patina, reclaimed, reclaimed metal, recycling, suncatcher, wall art -

I created this out of reclaimed copper gutter and wire. I hand cut and hammered each of the flowers and wire wrapped them on the shaped and hammered heart. The word Mom was the hardest thing, making it tight but readable in the space allowed. I added two clear crystals to reflect the light.

This was custom made for my mother. She loved it!

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anniversary, copper, custom, fleur de lis, patina, tree, wall art, wedding -

This project started with a wedding invitation, the client wanted something similar made using it for design inspiration. It had a tree on it and the leaves were fleur de lis shapes. I also was given a jade carved serving tray that she wanted used for the back ground. So with this in mind I went to work. I drew out the design, sharing it back and forth with the client, working thru some modifications. We finally settled on a design and I went to work. Once I had the tree cut out, I started hammering the texture. I used a...

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