Cascade No.5, Wire Tree Sculpture, with hammered leaves

Cascade No.5
Wire Tree Sculpture,
with hammered leaves

Created using 20, 24, 26 gauge galvanized steel wire. 15"H x 18"W x 10"D. The end of each of the small wires is hammered flat creating small leaves. A large distressed rock is interwoven with the root system while the trunk of the tree gently leans on the rock for support. The tree and rock are bound into an oval shaped black glazed ceramic container. The sand and pebble mixture are painted with India ink in greens and yellows, giving the appearance of moss covered earth.
#125-9      $ 495.00

Details of Leaves, Trunk and Root Structure
Cascade No. 3 wire tree sculpture. Detail of Leaves
Cascade No. 3 wire tree sculpture. Detail of Trunk
Cascade No. 3 wire tree sculpture. Detail of Roots
The way I ship my tree sculpture is by using a box within a box. For example, if the sculpture is 8 x 8 x 8 inches,  I wire the tree onto the inside bottom of another box that is a least 10 x 10 x 10 inches. The tree sculpture is secured  into the center on the bottom of this inner box so that none of the branches ever touch any of  the sides or inside top of the inner box. The inner box is then sealed and put into the larger outer box and bubble wrap is placed around all the sides, top and bottom of the box that has the tree sculpture wired into it. This creates a bubble wrap cushion around the entire box that contains the tree sculpture. I have been told by some of my customers that the shipping boxes have arrived upside down and battered, however, due to the securing of the tree inside the smaller box and the cushioning around all the sides of this box, the tree sculpture arrives safe and sound. I have shipped thousands of  tree sculptures, as far away as Japan, India and China. I have never had any problems, or have any of the tree sculptures been returned or damaged. Insurance on all pieces is included in the shipping costs.
Shipping Boxes set up for wire tree sculpture by Sal Villano

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