These ‘Riveted Stars’ were commissioned by a client who wanted parting gifts for the outgoing officers of a non-profit organization. A budget was agreed upon and, design-wise, I was asked to incorporate a star (one of the organization’s symbols).
After several reiterations, I struck upon the design pictured here: an open-ended, freeform star, riveted in several points for structural form as well as visual interest.
‘Riveted Stars’ are art in their own right, if not perfect eye-catching paperweights.
Half-inch square rod was the stock material from which I forged these stars. Each star is approximately 5.5” in diameter.
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