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Copper Bonsai $150 by Roses-to-Ashes Copper Bonsai $150 by Roses-to-Ashes
Look familiar? It should [link] That is the same tree.. I really started to dislike it so instead of throwing it away or something I made it better!!

Each branch end has a piece of 22 gauge green colored floral wire bend in half and then wrapped with the copper wire.
Wire used: 26 gauge copper enamel & 22 gauge green steel floral wire (for leaves)
Total Height: 12 inches
Height of Tree 9.5 inches
Total Width 8.75 inches
Amount of wire used... unknown but a lot
Time: More than I can remember since this tree used to be different :P
Rock has been painted black

See the details in the branches here


:star::star::star::star:For Sale:star::star::star::star:

$150 usd

For more information about payments and shipping deals, please email me at ams.38562@yahoo.com
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For more of my Twisted trees Click this! [link]
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DianaVVolf Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
If you don't do the 20+1 challange please do NOT submit to these folders! I'll remove it now, sorry. If you want to paricipate take a new photo and give the correct name! 

Thank you!
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Opps!! Sorry!! I'm new to the group, I'll go read through the rules again. Thank you!
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DianaVVolf Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
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VincyJess Featured By Owner May 3, 2013
The best! Even if it's just the second I see XP the best...until now! Love it! ^^
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:giggle: Thank you very much! :D
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VincyJess Featured By Owner May 3, 2013
You're welcome! :)
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KenToArt Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow! You can see that much love has gone into this tree. A beautiful piece. Congratulations!
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Simbabadass Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Professional Photographer
your work is featured on my main account here [link] thank you!
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Why thank you!! :hug:
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Creativecravings Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012
I LOVE this piece! I'm so glad I came across this, it is absolutely stunning. I love that you got it out of a pot on onto a rock. Looks GREAT.
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!!! I'm glad I changed it also :) and I have a new flower pot as well XD
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palet-pod Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Love the way you added your tree onto that rock. It feels more solid as a show piece.
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Glad you like it! :D
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weida34 Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist
that's really impressive! :)
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :D
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weida34 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2012  Hobbyist
your bonsai 's been featured :)
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weida34 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2012  Hobbyist
:iconhowdyplz: most welcome :)
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DeadDancers Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Woah. I love the contrast of colours and the little details added - although the lizard and nest kind of break the bonsai illusion. If I bought this, I'd probably try to remove them.

How often would this need to be cleaned (of tarnish etc)?

How is the tree affixed to the rock?

This is the kind of thing I could easily develop an unhealthy addiction for. :D
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
the nest and lizard are only held with super glue so a little nail polish remover will take them right off..

the best way I have found for cleaning this is with a vacuum cleaner... they get quite dusty and you can't scrub it vigorously as the leaves may break off.. as for getting tarnished it won't its enamel coated copper wire so it will never turn green :P if it gets really dirty I would suggest filling a sink full of warm soapy water and swish the top half of the tree in the water and drip dry.. the base would be fine with a damp cloth...

the tree is fixed with 2,500psi epoxy.. it ain't going anywhere :P

I'm happy you like it! :)
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neoncrown Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Student General Artist
OMG I WANT THAT. I wish i had the money for it X3
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:giggle: Glad you like it! :D
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neoncrown Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Student General Artist
sure^^
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Rhonda-Young Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is the most beautiful art piece I've ever seen!! It's wonderful!! :love:
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
why thank you so much!! :D I'm honored you think that!! :hug:
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Rhonda-Young Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :)
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Minotaur-Queen Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
I remember the first Copper wire tree I saw, A rather impressive 4' tall Oak Made in Highschool art class in 2000... its great to see the technique is still alive and been refined!
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ive actually seen one that big also.. someone on FineArtAmerica.com had made one as tall as his 4' kid! base and all.. very impressive.. I don't think I have enough money for that much wire!! lol
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Minotaur-Queen Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
LOL! When the one I saw was made copper prices were WAAY down. I love how yours is quite fine wire.. it adds so much life to the tree itself. The black rack really sets it off although IMO it would have been better if it was a natural black rock like a basalt. But still looks great!
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree natural is always better.. but what can one do if ye can't find such items! :P
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Minotaur-Queen Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
Very true!
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makerofshinythings Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
this is beautiful! i especially love the little lizard and the bird's nest :)
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!! :D Glad you like it! :hug:
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CybOrSpasm Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I liked it both ways... Although that is a pretty cool shaped rock you found!
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
eh the other one was a pain to clean.. and it seems to have loosened a bit as well.. so I just tightened things up and found a better base :)
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TinyPasserine Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
That is amazing.

Holy whoa.

Just. Wow.
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:giggle: Why thank you!! :) I'm happy you like it! :heart:
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KiRAWRa Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
Wow, this is so beautiful and magnificent!
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much!! :D I'm happy you like it :heart:
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rodentdrem Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very nice! :)
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Roses-to-Ashes Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!! :heart: Glad you like it! :)
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