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Wire Bonsai Tree - Windswept Style

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Wire Bonsai Tree - Windswept Style

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: wire, copper
  • Made to order
  • Favorited by: 19 people
  • Gift message available
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Ready to ship in 2–3 weeks
From Australia
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Description

These trees conform to the ancient Bonsai principles in the Windswept style - called Fukinagashi in Japan.

My trees all tell a story. I imagine a youngish conifer - maybe a Pine tree - perched on a clifftop overlooking a wild ocean. The winds here are very strong and unrelenting. Each time the tree produces a branch, the wind catches it and forces it backwards. The tree still struggles and continues to grow even under these most trying conditions. It is a triumph of perseverance and strength overcoming a harsh environment.

Each of my trees is unique - due to the way they are made, no two will ever be the same. There is no glue, welding or solder - the tree is entirely constructed by twisting and held together by friction alone. And yet is remarkably strong and should last for many years. The only glue in this tree is that securing it to the rock.

The first picture shows a tree made from brown anodised copper wire (24 gauge). It is struggling mightily against the elements, but we cannot yet tell if it will prevail. The tree is glued to a rock that symbolizes a rocky promontory extending out into the ocean. This tree is 14 cm high. In the variations you can select, I call this style "Normal Windswept"

The second and third pictures show trees made from recycled copper wire (about 24 gauge).

The fourth picture shows a tree also made from recycled copper wire.

Please note that the trees pictured have been sold, so when you order this, I will make one specially for you.

ALSO, the shipping cost may vary - it is dependent on the weight of the rock used for the base.

I am happy to take custom orders for this tree - select a colour and I will create one especially for you (or someone special). Remember that all my trees are unique so there will be variations but the overall style and size will be like the photos. It will take between 1 and 3 weeks to produce your individual tree (depending on how many orders I have and how complex the tree design). I have a collection of rocks available and will email you with photos to allow you to choose your preferred base for this tree.
These trees conform to the ancient Bonsai principles in the Windswept style - called Fukinagashi in Japan.

My trees all tell a story. I imagine a youngish conifer - maybe a Pine tree - perched on a clifftop overlooking a wild ocean. The winds here are very strong and unrelenting. Each time the tree produces a branch, the wind catches it and forces it backwards. The tree still struggles and continues to grow even under these most trying conditions. It is a triumph of perseverance and strength overcoming a harsh environment.

Each of my trees is unique - due to the way they are made, no two will ever be the same. There is no glue, welding or solder - the tree is entirely constructed by twisting and held together by friction alone. And yet is remarkably strong and should last for many years. The only glue in this tree is that securing it to the rock.

The first picture shows a tree made from brown anodised copper wire (24 gauge). It is struggling mightily against the elements, but we cannot yet tell if it will prevail. The tree is glued to a rock that symbolizes a rocky promontory extending out into the ocean. This tree is 14 cm high. In the variations you can select, I call this style "Normal Windswept"

The second and third pictures show trees made from recycled copper wire (about 24 gauge).

The fourth picture shows a tree also made from recycled copper wire.

Please note that the trees pictured have been sold, so when you order this, I will make one specially for you.

ALSO, the shipping cost may vary - it is dependent on the weight of the rock used for the base.

I am happy to take custom orders for this tree - select a colour and I will create one especially for you (or someone special). Remember that all my trees are unique so there will be variations but the overall style and size will be like the photos. It will take between 1 and 3 weeks to produce your individual tree (depending on how many orders I have and how complex the tree design). I have a collection of rocks available and will email you with photos to allow you to choose your preferred base for this tree.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(17)
  • rbradford1845 Jan 29, 2018
    5 out of 5 stars
    Exceeded expectations!! Beautiful work, will definitely be back for more!
    Miniature Bonsai Tree in pot
  • Lisa S Jan 16, 2018
    5 out of 5 stars
    Excellent service & very responsive -- was able to customise my order with no problems at all, excellent postage system, and end product (according to the friend I gifted it to) thought the attention to detail for the trunk and each of the leaves is lovely.
    Miniature Informal Upright Bonsai tree
  • melachuka Oct 27, 2017
    5 out of 5 stars
    The item was exactly what I asked for. It arrived before the stated date and in perfect condition. Thanks!
    Miniature Bonsai Tree - Literati (Bunjin) style for Melachuka
  • Tony Woodhouse Oct 5, 2017
    5 out of 5 stars
    Not only was this packaged extremely well (and survived Australia Post), it was better than described. Would highly recommend.
    Wire Weeping Willow tree

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Returns & exchanges

I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations

Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 3 days of purchase

Returns and exchange details

If for any reason, you are unhappy with your order, please contact me; preferably within 7 days of receiving your package. I will do my best to resolve the problem quickly. Refunds and exchanges are considered on a case-by-case basis.

In the case of receiving a damaged item, please contact me as soon as possible and I will either try to replace it or issue a refund.

Customer satisfaction is VERY important to me. If you're not happy, then I am not happy either.

Questions about your order?

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Shipping policies

Australia:
Standard Delivery is by Sendle Courier.
Allow 2 – 8 business days for delivery depending on delivery area.
Includes tracking, insurance and signature on delivery.

Overseas:
Standard Delivery is by Standard Air Mail:
Allow 6 – 14 working days for delivery depending on delivery area. I will advise estimated delivery date when item is sent

Delivery Upgrades available:
Express Courier: 3 - 6 days to major centres.

For pick up (from Adelaide Australia) - enter the coupon code: PICKUP at checkout and you will not be charged shipping costs. (Of course you then need to contact me to arrange to collect your tree....)

For countries not specifically mentioned, please contact me for details and options.

Most trees being shipped, will be packed in specially made boxes to ensure safe and uneventful delivery.

If you purchase multiple items that are to be sent together, then shipping costs may be less for the additional items. I will reimburse any over payment

For any delivery upgrades that are not listed, please contact me for details of additional cost and options available

PLEASE NOTE: shipping costs quoted on the various item pages are based on the estimated total weight of the tree including any base. For trees mounted on stone or in pots, then the shipping cost may vary depending on the total weight of the item.
Australia:
Standard Delivery is by Sendle Courier.
Allow 2 – 8 business days for delivery depending on delivery area.
Includes tracking, insurance and signature on delivery.

Overseas:
Standard Delivery is by Standard Air Mail:
Allow 6 – 14 working days for delivery depending on delivery area. I will advise estimated delivery date when item is sent

Delivery Upgrades available:
Express Courier: 3 - 6 days to major centres.

For pick up (from Adelaide Australia) - enter the coupon code: PICKUP at checkout and you will not be charged shipping costs. (Of course you then need to contact me to arrange to collect your tree....)

For countries not specifically mentioned, please contact me for details and options.

Most trees being shipped, will be packed in specially made boxes to ensure safe and uneventful delivery.

If you purchase multiple items that are to be sent together, then shipping costs may be less for the additional items. I will reimburse any over payment

For any delivery upgrades that are not listed, please contact me for details of additional cost and options available

PLEASE NOTE: shipping costs quoted on the various item pages are based on the estimated total weight of the tree including any base. For trees mounted on stone or in pots, then the shipping cost may vary depending on the total weight of the item.

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