Watch Parts and DVD Wing Cicada No 3
Completed October 28, 2020
This is a one of a kind, handmade clockwork cicada made from the recycled parts of old watches, as well as wings from cut and etched dvd's.
His wings are made from disused DVD's that have been hand cut with a jeweler's saw, then etched with vein designs into the wings.
In order to create the body and head, several watch faces (dials) were cut, sanded, and bent into shape and soldered together with lead-free silver bearing solder. His legs are composed of many different watch strap springs and winding stems that have been cut and sanded to size.
This is a one of a kind work of art, never to be exactly reproduced.
His dimension are 27mm wide, 54mm front to back, 18mm tall. He is extremely fragile and should be handled sparingly and very gently, and is most definitely not a toy.
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Watch Parts Cicada No 3 Clockwork Mechanical Insect with DVD wings
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