twisted wire trees

Creating Gem, Beaded and Bonsai Wire Trees

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Creating Gem, Beaded and Bonsai Wire Trees

My new book is published...
138 pages, 400 Photos and Drawings, Step by Step Detailed Instructions,
Complete Tool & Material Lists

The book is offered as a PRINTED or DOWNLOAD eBOOK - It's 138 pages and is the result of more than three years of work.


My inspiration...

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 20"H  x  14"W  x  13"D Created using 24 & 26 gauge galvanized steel wire. The end of each twig is hammered flat to create a flat leaf which gives the tree a very full appearance. The tree sits on a mound made of sea sand  many assorted pebbles and rocks. The sea sand and pebbles are painted in yellows and greens using India ink, which will not fade and gives the appearance of moss covered earth. The piece is planted on a 6.5 inch round antique solid wood base, with hand cut openings on the sides. It was made in Japan.Bonsai with Hammered Leaves, wire tree sculpture: 20"H x 14"W x 13"D Created using 24 & 26 gauge galvanized steel wire. The end of each twig is hammered flat to create a flat leaf which gives the tree a very full appearance. The tree sits on a mound made of sea sand many assorted pebbles and rocks. The sea sand and pebbles are painted in yellows and greens using India ink, which will not fade and gives the appearance of moss covered earth. The piece is planted on a 6.5 inch round antique solid wood base, with hand cut openings on the sides. It was made in Japan.Many people have asked me what was my inspiration to create wire trees.


Leaning Willow - Wire Tree Sculpture

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Leaning Willow - Wire Tree Sculpture

Leaning Willow - Wire Tree Sculpture
10" X 9" X 9" Made with 24 and 26 gauge gold color wire. Planted on a 5 inch round base using sea sand and various size pebbles. The sea sand is painted in yellows and greens using India ink to look like moss covered earth.


Elm on Lawn - Beaded Wire Tree Sculpture

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Elm on Lawn - Beaded Wire Tree Sculpture

Elm on Lawn - Beaded Wire Tree Sculpture
9" X 7" X 7" Made of 26 Gauge Copper Wire. Green glass fringe beads are woven into the branches and twigs. Mounted in a lawn of sand and pebbles. The sand is painted with green and yellow India ink to look like moss covered earth.


Beaded in Brass Base - Wire Tree Sculpture

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Beaded in Brass Base - Wire Tree Sculpture

Beaded in Brass Base - Wire Tree Sculpture
5" x 5"x 4" The tree is made of 24 and 26 gauge steel wire with parts of the trunk rusted to a soft brown color. Woven into the branches are yellow green and white fringe beads. The tree is bonded into a round tarnished brass base using sea sand and small pebbles and a small rock. The sea sand is painted yellow and green India ink to look like moss covered earth.


Winter Bird Nest - Wire Tree Sculpture

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Winter Bird Nest - Wire Tree Sculpture

18"H x 14"W x 14"D
Created using 22, 24 & 26 gauge galvanized steel wire. This piece expresses a promise of spring. The tree is bare with no leaves and a very intricate network of roots. All the color and life is shown in the gold color nest, with the 2 white pearl eggs. The tree sits on a mound made of sea sand many assorted pebbles and rocks. The sea sand and pebbles are painted in yellows, greens and whites, using India ink, which will not fade in sunlight, and gives the appearance of moss covered earth. The piece is planted on an 8 inch round solid wood base, with hand cut openings on the sides. The wood base was made in Japan.


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