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More Striking Palm Tree Sculptures by Lisa Armstrong

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I'm excited to showcase more incredible palm tree sculptures by the amazing Lisa Armstrong of Palms n' Pallets: Home Decor by Lisa. As noted in her previous showcase, Lisa creates incredible works of art out of palm tree anatomy. Her home decor sculptures are other-worldly and a striking addition to the spaces they grace. (Above wolf sculpture includes these blue husky eyes.) Most recently, Lisa shared her fantastic eagle sculpture with me: This eagle sculpture includes these realistic glass eagle eyes, completing it's sharpened stare. Seeing creations like this made with our glass eyes is completely mind-blowing! Thank you for sharing...

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New Mexico Artist Steve Mckibbin Adds Depth with Handmade Glass Eyes by Megan Petersen

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Steve Mckibbin from Placitas, NM creates visually stunning gourd artwork sculptures that are mesmerizing to view and take up space in tantalizing visually fetching ways. To add the final touch of life and depth to his creations, Steve uses the glass eye cabochons from handmadeglasseyes.com. These striking carvings can be seen in galleries in Placitas and Albuquerque, NM as a showcase of the stunning work Steve has been doing for the past 15 years. It is such an honor for our glass eyes to be included in these absolutely striking sculptures. We love seeing what artists make with our eyes,...

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Duck in the Reeds Wooden Bowl Sculpture by Maurice Clabaugh

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When Maurice Clabaugh of Tuscaloosa AL shared this "Duck in the Reeds" wooded bowl sculpture with me, I knew I had to share it here on the blog. According to the bio on Maurice's website, he "uses wood that has been discarded by others as useless or impossible to turn. His challenge is to take these discarded pieces and reveal their beauty."To complete the effect of the wood for this bowl carving, Maurice implemented these glass duck eyes on wire pin posts. The combination of natural wood with the realistic bird eyes is transfixing! I love discovering amazing artists who are creating with such a wide range...

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Wooden Snake Carving by Doug Perkins

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Such a cool snake carving by Doug Perkins! According to Doug: "Only the head and forward underbelly is carved. I let the cracks that nature made be the texture of the rest of the snake. Glass eyes by MEGAN set off the Black Snake." Such a col combination of natural and sculpted wood. And what a fantastic contrast between the blackened wooden head of the snake and these bright green glass eyes. One of the many amazing hand-crafted creations brought to life with the unique glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com! About the glass eyes from handmadeglasseyes.com: All artisan glass eyes are...

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Wooden Owl Carving in Hallowed Out Log

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This incredible wooden owl by Pete Tucker is hiding in a 19 inch log hollowed out by wood ants. The final touch is a set of these glass owl eyes.According to Pete, "The eyes follow you everywhere!" About our glass eyes... All artisan glass eyes are original graphic designs Each cabochon is handmade with attention to detail and inspected for quality All products are made and ship from our studio in Spokane, Washington, USA Get your order FAST! All products ship within 1-3 business days All orders are shipped via USPS mail with tracking If you aren't happy with your order for...

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