marble key rings: turtle & snail

by Richard Kolb
Handmade
Recycled
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  • the story

The Tortoise & the Snail

Need a reminder to slow down while driving? These weighty little key rings feature two of our favorite slow-pokes immortalized in recycled steel and accented with green glass marbles. Handmade in Kentucky by Richard Kolb.

  • details
Handmade
Recycled
Item ID
19029
Made from
marble, recycled metal
Measurements
Turtle: 3.5" L x 1.5 " W x 0.75"H, Snail: 3.25" L x 1.25 " W x 1.25" H
  • the maker

Richard Kolb

A lifelong resident of Kentucky, Richard Kolb is a proud graduate of the University of Kentucky and an accomplished metal sculptor. He uses mostly scrap and recycled parts to create metal birds, critters, dogs and cats. Some of the materials he uses include garden tools, car parts, farm implements, bicycle parts and mufflers.

"I think these sculptures are a great way to contribute to the good of the environment," Richard says. "They save rejected metal parts from ending up in a landfill and they beautify homes and yards everywhere!"

"I believe the things that make us happiest in life are not always the necessities, but usually the things that we do not need."

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