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Sapele Petals
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Sapele Petals

Sapele and Baltic Birch
7"(h) x 8" x 7"

The undulating flower-like form for this piece was a real challenge to carve.  I had attempted it many times in other pieces with varying success. This one turned out to be a stunning form that looks like it was molded in clay.  The sapele wood that I chose for this piece has a very straight and subtle grain pattern which is perfect for this complex flowing form.