8" x 6" set of 2 Bees
This detailed wall art is a handcrafted, original piece of Haitian metal art, made from recycled 55 gallon steel drums. This set of two buzzing bees was hand carved by the artist , in the traditional fashion; utilizing simple hand tools for both cutwork and detailing.
Story Behind the Art:
The art of handcrafting metal sculptures that has been handed down for several generations provides a sustainable living for over 100 families in a small village in Haiti. The work begins with a recycled 55 gallon steel drum. The steel drum is prepared for the sculpture by removing the top, stuffing it with dried banana leaves and straw and finally igniting it to burn off any residue and paint. Once the barrel is cool, it is pounded into a flat sheet and prepared for the sculpture. The artist draws his intended shape on the metal and begins his work with a hammer and chisel.
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Jul 13, 2018
My Favorite one! So nice! They will look great on our porch & house!
Jul 25, 2017
so beautiful! great cause too
Apr 5, 2017
Always happy to receive your packages. Now I have to buy another home so buy more of your artwork ;-)
Mar 8, 2017
the bees are wonderful, thanks!
Jan 29, 2017
I absolutely love my bees,The workmanship is great they seem to be very sturdy and they also gave me a place to hang it. I have a fondness for metal art and I've had many pieces that had no actual hanging apparatus and you have to get creative. I have them up in my salon and I've already gotten many compliments.