Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture

Chris Crooks' kinetic steel spiral celebrates unions that are written in the stars.
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Chris Crooks

$95.00

Chris Crooks created by

Chris Crooks

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Starring: You Two

The latest research has found that an invisible force scientists are calling "love" (not gravity) actually holds the universe together.

Hang Chris Crooks' kinetic sculpture on a porch or patio (it's sealed for outdoor use) where the slightest breeze will make it twirl with a hypnotic, spiraling motion. Personalized with a couple's names and wedding or anniversary date, it celebrates a union written in the stars—one that keeps them revolving together for years to come. Chris cuts (with a plasma cutter... how far out is that?) shapes and paints sheets of steel into a banner that also includes an array of stars, hearts, and a crescent moon. These elements align in a playful tribute to the celestial forces that bring couples into each other's orbit. It makes a creative wedding or anniversary gift for any pair of starstruck lovers. Handmade in Tucson, Arizona.

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Made in Arizona

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Chris Crooks

created by

Chris Crooks

location

Arizona

“I started out from my garage. As the business grew, and my wife’s and neighbors' patience stretched, it was time to move to an industrial space. There I can bang and grind at all hours of the night. It's 1,000 square feet of pure metalworking nirvana.”

Chris Crooks has taken a somewhat winding road to get to where is now—creating imaginative lawn sculptures inspired by the southwest landscape he calls home. After graduating from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, Chris worked in advertising, then ran a printing business with his wife, while painting during his free time.



It was when the couple moved to Tucson for a change of scenery that Chris collaborated with a metal art manufacturer and fell in love with the art form. Eventually, he began designing and making his first metal sculpture collection from his studio nestled in the foothills of the Santa Rita mountains, just outside Tucson.

“I always wanted to make a living doing something genuinely enjoyable,” he says. “To get up in the morning raring to go, and never having enough time to do everything you want to do.”

Handmade Exclusive Made in the USA
Made from
dye, latex paint, exterior sealer, 18 gauge cold rolled steel
Measurements
10" L x 10" W x 32" H
Ingredients
Care
Wipe with damp cloth.
Item ID
47605

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 05/04/2018.

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5.0

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Pros

  • Attractive (13)
  • Weather proof (8)
  • Sensitive to breezes (7)
  • Pleasant chime (4)

Cons

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Best Uses

  • Garden (10)
  • Porch (10)
  • Front yard (4)
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5.0

Unique and lovely gift

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from Rochester, NH

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Pros

  • Personal

Cons

    Best Uses

    • We have it inside for the NH winter

    Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

    We are constantly getting comments of admiration from visitors. I would like to see a simlar one for the birth of our first grandchild!

     
    5.0

    Perfect Anniversary gift!

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    from Allen, TX

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    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Sensitive To Breezes

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Garden

      Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

      Looks fabulous in my back garden by the pool!

       
      5.0

      The Perfect Gift

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      from Knoxville TN

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      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Beatiful Movement
      • Pleasant Chime
      • Weather Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Doorway
        • Front Yard
        • Garden
        • Porch

        Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

        My friends are displaying this sculpture on their back porch. It's a work of art and beautiful to see in the sun!

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was prompt and the item was very well packaged.

         
        5.0

        Fabulous anniversary gift

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        from Peoria, Arizona

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Pleasant Chime
        • Sensitive To Breezes
        • Weather Resistant

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

            I absolutely love this product, it's a lovely design
            Well made and a beautiful addition to our bedroom

            Service and delivery comments:

            Came on time as promised

             
            5.0

            Beautiful Wind Sculpture!

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            from Cotati, CA

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            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Sensitive To Breezes
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Front Yard
              • Garden
              • Porch

              Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

              I can't express enough how beautiful this wind sculpture is! We hung it in our backyard and it is stunning when it spins. I love that it has our names and wedding date on it. It's perfect for a traditional 11th wedding anniversary gift!

              Service and delivery comments:

              It was carefully packaged and arrived in excellent condition.

               
              5.0

              Such a Secial & Unique Gift!

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              from Mission Viejo, CA

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              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Personalized
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Garden

                Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

                It looks as good in person as the picture.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Came much sooner than expected.

                 
                5.0

                Perfectly unique and well-made

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                from Tennessee

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                Pros

                • Attractive Design

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Porch

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

                  So happy with this purchase -- celebrates our 45th wedding anniversary in a special unique way!

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Great packaging, everything arrived in perfect condition!

                   
                  5.0

                  Unique and unanticipated anniversary gift

                  By 

                  from Philadelphia

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                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Garden
                    • Porch

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

                    More substantial than I expected with great craft details and finishes

                    Service and delivery comments:

                    Easy ordering process; good communication around delivery schedule. Arrived in perfect condition.

                     
                    5.0

                    Beautiful...!

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                    from Boston Mass

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                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Pleasant Chime
                    • Sensitive To Breezes
                    • Weather Resistant

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Garden
                      • Porch

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

                      Gave as a wedding gift...the brides dad is a 'weekend sculptor'...!!

                      Service and delivery comments:

                      Delivery was timely and in perfect condition

                       
                      5.0

                      Beautiful sculpture!

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                      from Fort Lauderdale, FL

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                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Sensitive To Breezes

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Back Yard
                        • Front Yard
                        • Garden
                        • Porch

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Stars Align Personalized Wind Sculpture:

                        As this wasn't for me (it was a gift), I haven't personally used it, but the couple that I gave it to loved it. And I did see it before I gave it to them, and it was very sturdy and seems like it will last a long time. It's also beautiful, and it's so nice to give something personalized as a gift.

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