Handcrafted Recycled Steel Drum Bird in Flight Wall Art (Haiti)

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ITEM#: 15991670

This bird in flight wall art is a handcrafted, original piece of Haitian metal art, made from recycled 55 gallon steel drums. It is created by artist Patrick, in the traditional fashion; utilizing simple hand tools for both cutwork and detailing.

Product Features
  • Setting: Indoor or Outdoor
  • Type: Wall decoration
  • Colors: Vary on each piece from brown to grey to black
  • Materials: Recycled steel oil drums
  • Care: If used outdoors, it will develop a beautiful patina. To maintain the original look, take the artwork down and spray it with a clear gloss varnish every 18-24 months.
  • Dimensions: 8.5 in W x 9 in L

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, sanded and prepared for the sculpture. The artist draws his intended design on the metal and begins his work with a hammer and chisel.

What is Worldstock?

The handcrafted touch of artisan skill creates variations in color, size and design. If buying two of the same item, slight differences should be expected. Note: Color discrepancies may occur between this product and your computer screen.

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Features
Material Metal, Steel
Worldstock Country Haiti
Framed Unframed
Color Brown, Grey
Product Features Eco-Friendly, Handmade
Size Small
Dimensions See product description
Model Number SASM488
Country of Origin Haiti

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  • Did not disappoint
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    Wht a lovely piece of artwork. It look superb hanging in my home. It is something totally different yet so artistic.

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  • Perfect Gift Fir My Minister
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    Was looking for the perfect house-warming gift for my minister. This is beautiful and well-made. It looks great on her wall, and is unique.

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  • Sharon B
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    Was pleased with purchase. Beautifully detailed work!

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  • Happy
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    Absolutely beautiful, the detail is stunning!

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    "Why did you choose this product?"

    • A:

      Beautiful! There aren't any other words that need to be said and it supports a country and an artist that is likely struggling in Haiti. With ties to the country is to important to me to support the art and the country.

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FINAL SALE EXCLUSION: Items marked as FINAL SALE are not returnable unless the problem you experience is the result of our error.

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** Most Oversize orders are delivered within 1-4 weeks. Some orders may take 6 weeks to be delivered.

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