Serenity Plaque - Copper, Brass, Wood
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Hand cut, hammered, and torched SERENITY logo in brass and copper, mounted on a wooden base (5" diameter). Wedding present. Currently hanging in their home. (Another view: contemplating taking more commissions....



Wednesday, January 26, 2011 8:46 AM


That is SO SHINY!!!!

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 11:26 AM


Hell yeah is that nice!

Thursday, January 27, 2011 1:36 AM


Beautiful. If you do open up some commissions, you'll be receiving at least one from me.

Sunday, February 6, 2011 1:33 PM


Wow! Sign me up as well (assuming it doesn't cost an arm and a leg- although it is worth it).


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) Just thought I'd share.

Serenity Plaque - Copper, Brass, Wood
Hand cut, hammered, and torched SERENITY logo in brass and copper, mounted on a wooden base (5" diameter). Wedding present. Currently hanging in their home. (Another view: contemplating taking more commissions....

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(( Link to flickr: ))

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