inch worm garden stake

by Catherine Murphy $58.00 SALE - $39.99
Handmade

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each inch worm may vary slightly from photo.

Please note, the Inch Worm Garden Stake has been discontinued. When it sells out, it will no longer be available.

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  • the story

Measures For Measure

Captivated by copper's warm, autumnal color and its malleable qualities, Catherine Murphy and her team have transformed this ubiquitous metal—used to create American's smallest coinage, the penny—into one-of-a-kind artworks. Using a hammer, vise, anvil, and oxy-acetylene torch, they fold, forge, and anneal copper transforming it into a three-dimensional interpretation of a squirmy inch worm squiggling its way across a patinated leaf. Propped on an extra tall garden stake, this charming critter will be easy to spot as it peeks over your yard or garden, greeting visitors with its enchanting, hand-crafted character. Handmade in North Carolina.

  • details
Handmade
Item ID
23714
Made from
copper, durable clear coating
Measurements
8" L x 6" W x 3" H; 36" H stake
  • the maker

Catherine Murphy

Growing up in a military family, Catherine Murphy spent her childhood traveling around the world and experiencing every locale's characteristic outdoor sites. Eventually, she settled in North Carolina and started a career working with metal and helping to create impressive high-rise construction projects, but Catherine never lost her fascination with the natural world and she longed to fuse her passion for nature with her talent for metalworking. Her outlet for this irresistible desire came in the form of one, especially intriguing metal: copper. collection

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