I was experimenting with different forms, materials, techniques, colors. I was trying to find "perfect" combination of natural plants and artificially made vase.

Mango copper alabaster

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The Bud, flower vases consist of two three vases arrange to compliment each other. The pieces was hand turned from a highly figured piece of mango wood assembled on copper pipe. The piece was colored progressively in different colors to reveal a beautiful grain and unbelievable visual effect. I put the vase on alabaster base. Alabaster makes the vase sturdy and giving beautiful accent to the wood. 

Maple alabaster

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 Vases were hand turned from a highly figured piece of maple and cocobolo. I put the vases on alabaster base. Alabaster makes the vase sturdy and giving beautiful accent to the wood. 
The piece was finished with shellac and lacquer.

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Indian rosewood burl alabaster base