These suncatchers represent harvested wheat. They were commissioned as gifts for grandchildren for Christmas 2017. In the bottom center of each we placed a birthstone color glass representing the birth months of each grandchild.
We soldered in a fine silver chain on each for hanging. These suncatchers measured approximately 3.5 inches wide x 4.5 inches high.
The first photo from left to right the blue represents Blue Topaz for December. The middle red one represents Ruby Red for July. The right one represents Peridot for August.
In the next photo from left to right the dark blue represents Aquamarine for March. The center clear crystal ice iridescent represents Diamond for April. The one on right represents Emerald Green for May.
Design by Flory Wilkins
A client in Slave Lake Alberta requested that we make one of our United Grain Growers Elevator with the town name of Kinuso on it. Kinuso is located west of Slave Lake and just south of Lesser Slave Lake in Alberta.
Our grain elevators measure approximately 4.5 inches wide by 6 inches high. We box them complete with a care letter and a suction cup for hanging.
We also make Alberta Wheat Pool, Saskatchewan Pool and Pioneer Elevators with name locations to suit our clients requests.
We were commissioned to make 2 Birthstone Diamond Angels as Christmas gifts 2017 for great grandchildren. The one on the left represents November’s birthstone color which is Citrine/Topaz. The one on the right represents August’s birthstone color which is Peridot. The angel wings were made from Spectrum’s # 100GGIR – Clear Crystal Ice Iridized glass. These angels measure approximately 4 inches wide x 4.5 inches high.
Design by Flory Wilkins
Earlier this year we were asked if we could make 2 small circle suncatchers that represented Alberta. The one on the left depicted Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, the foothills and Alberta’s Provincial Flower the Alberta Rose.
The other one on the right depicted Alberta’s farming lands, our rolling hills along with an Alberta Wheat Pool Elevator, unfortunately few of these prairie sentinels remain on our landscape.
Both circles measured approximately 6 inches in diameter and were surrounded with a decorative brass edging. After soldering both had black patina applied, cleaned and then polished.
These were taken to England as gifts by our client, and we were told that they were very well received and appreciated.
Designs by Flory Wilkins
These 4 Horseshoes were purchased by a client to be given away as gifts. Each one measures approximately 6 inches wide x 7 inches high. We used a combination of Spectrum and Armstrong glass along with attaching a fine silver chain which was soldered into the back seams. The eyes on each are made from black backed foil and raised solder. Black backed copper foil is used, along with JAX Pewter Black Patina and Clarica Polish. We use Kwik Clean to clean each between soldering and after the patina is applied. Once the polish dries we use a soft cloth along with toothbrushes to bring them to a very clean polished sheen.
The next 4 photos shows each horseshoe individually.