Faerie on Twig

This is a 1:8 scale bronze cast faerie sitting on a solid bronze cast twig.

This faerie is just the sort of thing you might hope to see in your garden. A little magic can do wonders to help your flowers grow.

This faerie can be a delightful addition to your collection. It is an absolutely unique piece of art.

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SKU: 20180317-2 Category:

Description

The faerie was cast in a natural bronze made from copper and tin.

The twig and leaves and berries were cast in a silicon bronze. The leaves have been coloured slightly green with a heat cured decorative enamel that is virtually equivalent to a hard-fired enamel. The fruit has a slight red enamel colour applied. There is a small snail on one of the leaves. The snail has been cast in a white bronze.

The fairy’s wings were also cast in a silicon bronze. Her hair is a white bronze and her shoes and collar were also cast in a white bronze. A small rose was cast in white bronze as a decoration in her hair.

The twig is attached to a bronze branch cast from organic wood. This was given a liver of sulphur patina.

The work is mounted on a custom fabricated honey onyx base that supports an amethyst geode. The amethyst adds a unique perspective to the piece.

The whole sculpture weighs slightly less than 6 kilograms.

The white bronze includes 58% copper, 1% lead and various amounts of manganese, zinc and aluminum. The silicon bronze contains 95% Cu, 4% Si, 1% Mn. The natural bronze contains only copper and tin.

Height: 26 cm
Width: 29 cm
Depth: 22 cm
Weight: 5.8 kg