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Bolt Flower
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About the Item

Coyne took a 1/2 inch bolt and forge the head into a flower, using the nut as a base. In this particular style the petals are forged from the front and the back to create an interesting petal design.

5" x 1.5"

About the Artist

Coyne began as an industrial artist. Experience and skill with metal greatly influences her art. She is trained as a blacksmith to shape steel into tools and connections that will serve an efficient end. Coyne has made a name for herself in the blacksmithing community by forging forms that contradict the weight of the material and the prudential practice of the craft. The strength of steel offers her the opportunity to experiment with balance and asymmetry. Its versatility provides the ability to create surprising forms. She has always been fascinated by the idea that the shape of something can create an emotion in people. Coyne can follow the vein of iron and carbon. She can take it to a place of function, to a gate, a tool, a joint. Or she can follow it where it wants to go. Or she can do both. This is what Coyne is trying to do. Let the metal move. Explore the forms it takes from steel bar to skin, bone and water.

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Donated By Monica Coyne