Sculptures have been featured on NPR: http://www.npr.org/blogs/krulwich/2013/02/11/171734095/what-is-it-about-emily
Daily Mail UK: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2246575/Justin-Gershenson-Gates-turns-creepy-crawlies-works-art-using-old-watches-bulbs.html
and CNET: http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57552779-1/artist-creates-stunning-insects-from-old-watch-parts/
Mechanical Scorpion No 19
A Clockwork Scorpion sculpture made completely out of recycled watch parts.
The body is made from antique watch faces (dials) that have been cut, shaped, sanded and soldered together via a watch winding spring into body segments.
The tail is also made with watch dials that have been soldered onto a watch spring. The stinger is a watch winding stem fastened to a cut and bent plate.
The pincers and pincer arms are from watch plates, date wheels, and spring bars.
The legs are made of strap springs.
There is no glue or resin to be found in the piece...everything is soldered into place with metal. This is a one of a kind work of art, never to be exactly reproduced.
Dimensions: 36mm wide by 63mm front to back 47mm tall He comes with a 3" by 4" glass dome with walnut base for display. He is fragile and should be handled sparingly and very gently, and is most definitely not a toy.
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Scorpion No 19 Watch Parts Recycled Mechanical Clockwork Steampunk Sculpture
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