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Metal yard art - Garden décor - Decorative plant stake. This handcrafted garden plant stake is hand cut from upcycled - recycled 50 gallon steel drums at our own workshop in Haiti.

Garden Art Plant Stick measures 10" x 14". We include a 30" metal rod to display your new purchase.

Both ends of the drum are removed and placed inside of the remaining cylinder along with scrap paper, dried banana or sugar cane leaves. It is set on fire, to burn off any paint or residue. When cooled, the drum is cut down the side and flattened out to create a "metal canvas" of approximately 3' x 6', upon which the design is drawn. Using hammer, chisel and various primitive tools, the shape is cut and the various decorative patterns are pounded into the metal, creating a unique and treasured piece of primitive art. The finished design is coated with a protective finish.

Upcycling is the process of taking something old or used and making it new again and of a greater value than it was originally. This is what we have done with the steel drum material used in this piece.

Please view some of the photos of the process of making our pieces. They are handcrafted from a steel drum, flattened and then cut into a great decorative piece for your wall decor.

Please visit all of my Etsy Shops:

Haitian Metal - Displays our ethnic Haitian metal art, which has been hand cut from recycled steel oil drums and finished with finely detailed hammered work. These unique pieces can be seen at … http://www.etsy.com/shop/HaitianMetal

Tropic Accents – Brightly hand painted metal decorative home decor in a tropical theme. Tropical Fish, Gingerbread Houses, Geckos, Frogs and more …. https://www.etsy.com/shop/TropicAccents

Stained Glass Delight - Features handcrafted stained glass sun catchers and jewelry boxes, finished in decorative solder work. These make wonderful gifts. http://www.etsy.com/shop/StainedGlassDelight

Switch Plate Decor - Hand painted metal light switch covers. All hand cut from recycled steel oil drums in Haiti. A huge selection of tropical designs…. https://www.etsy.com/shop/SwitchPlateDecor

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Shipping charges are shown for the continental United States (48 states).
For cost of shipping to Hawaii, Alaska, and other locations, including foreign countries, we will be happy to look into shipping costs to your location and contact you.

Garden Plant Stick, Girl with Umbrella Plant Marker, Steel Drum Art from Haiti, Garden Decor, Yard Art, Metal Plant Stick - 14" - PS-1771

US$21.95
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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: steel, metal, steel drum, upcycled metal, oil drum, recycled steel
  • Only ships to United States from Haiti.
  • Feedback: 666 reviews
  • Favorited by: 90 people