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stainless standing crane in flowers three steel swans on the deck traditional crane in stainless steel

Discover the captivating world of Bruce Keller's Origami Metal Sculptures! These exquisite and permanent sculptures are masterfully crafted from high-quality stainless steel and are now available for purchase. Perfect for homes and offices, these versatile sculptures are ideal for both indoor and outdoor settings. Add them to your serene tea garden or adorn your koi pond with these dazzling works of art.

As an experienced Origami paper folder, Bruce always yearned for a more enduring expression of the intricate beauty of origami. This passion ultimately led him to combine his paper-folding expertise with his metal-working skills, creating a unique fusion of Metal Origami. Using a meticulous process, he carefully marks the edges of the origami structure, and with the use of an Artograph opaque projector, transfers the design onto the metal. The metal is then plasma cut and TIG welded into the desired form, resulting in a mesmerizing piece of art that captures the essence of origami.

Each of these sculptures is custom-created at the time of order, ensuring a unique and personalized piece that is tailored to your preferences. Please note that due to the intricacy involved in the creation of these stunning sculptures, production times may take a few weeks.

Choose from an array of materials, including steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. The sculptures are designed to resemble a folded origami structure, yet the welding process transforms them into an enduring and permanent piece of art. A traditional crane model is available, perfect for peace gardens and memorials, while cranes, swans, birds, or fish are ideal for the surrounding areas of your koi pond. These sculptures can also serve as a permanent addition to a "1000 cranes for peace" installation or a memorial, making them a powerful symbol of hope and beauty.

Origami sculptures inspired by folds from
All About Origami by Isao Honda
The World of Origami by Isao Honda
Prehistoric Origami by John Montroll
Creative Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara


Bruce A Keller —6 0 5 – 6 4 4 – 6 8 8 7
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