This unique sculpture was made from a re-purposed spoon from a thrift store. In the mid 1990s I was teaching high school students how to make mosaics in a summer arts program. After work one day I came home to my mother's house, raided her silverware drawer, and covered my first piece of flatware using beads in a mosaic process. Twenty something years later I am enjoying a new batch of beaded flatware. Still focusing on words, these pieces have become much more elaborate. All of the base flatware is purchased from thrift stores or stolen from weddings...but that's another story. There is a loop on the back for hanging.
-Glass beads, contemporary and vintage (Japan, Italy, and the Czech Republic)
-Amazon parrot feathers from a Louisiana parrot (donated)
-Brass beads (Africa)