Lace Five: Orbit

Hanging Sculpture

Stainless Steel - Bobbin Lace

14"H x  20"W x 12"D


Taking a different approach, I mocked up a complete one-piece-of-lace-design using black polyester wire-edged ribbon and straight pins, and made a piece of stainless steel lace based on the length of the black ribbon.  Much to my surprise I could not duplicate the black polyester ribbon form with the stainless steel lace!   That left me playing directly with the stainless steel lace ribbon and the long loose wire ends until I had a completely new and different 3-dimensional form that pleased me.  And I’ve stopped trying to design whole forms before making any lace.

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