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Custom design of a chestnut leaf at 36″ long for the Sollmann’s.
Each side of the leaf is hand cut from flat sheet copper.
Hammering the detail lines into one of the sides.
Sculpting the sides of the leaf one tap at a time.
The classic bronze finish is created by treating the copper with a specially mixed chemical solution, then hand rubbing the finish to the desired color and lustre.
The completed Chestnut Leaf Weathervane.