Hand Forged Leaf Keychain

Blacksmith Clark Martinek transforms reclaimed iron into an evergreen key chain.
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Clark Martinek

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The allure of ever-changing foliage meets the ancient art of blacksmithing in Clark Martinek's naturalistic key chain. The artist shapes reclaimed iron into an elegant interpretation of the real thing, with a gentle swoop and delicate veins. Like the leaves that inspired it, this palm-sized accessory will change in hue over time, developing a rich patina in response to being held and handled. Hand-forged in South Dakota.

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Made in South Dakota

Clark Martinek

created by

Clark Martinek

Every day, metalsmith Clark Martinek works toward finding balance in life through the tradition of blacksmithing. "I’ve always been drawn to art’s creative process, and working with metal gives me the power to harness some of the oldest art techniques known to man," he says. To create his pieces, Clark uses modern-day tools while holding true to the time-honored quality and craftsmanship of blacksmiths before him. Because iron is difficult to manipulate, working with the material demands dedication and finesse, making the results all the more rewarding.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
iron, Steel, hand forged metal
Measurements
3" L x 1.25" W x 0.13" H
Care
To clean your item simply wipe with a damp cloth if needed and dry right away. Excess water, humidity, or dampness will cause rust. Never submerge in water or put in dishwasher. We do not guarantee against rust. Over time the oils from your skin may darken the item. To maintain your item you may need to apply a thin layer of kitchen oil or beeswax.
Item ID
42625

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