Landscape Art: Huge Hand-Crafted Outdoor Garden Bell

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Landscape sculpture hand-crafted by Mark Weldon, on Bit of Earth Farm

This is a unique, hand-crafted landscape sculpture. Each part of this garden bell was locally sourced. It’s made from 6 x 8 and 6 x 6 smooth cedar beams, finished with durable natural oil. It features plates, caps, and hangers fashioned from repurposed steel, and offers the distinctive look of square-headed hardware. The two functional bells are heavy repurposed canisters, each with a deep resonant tone when struck. The piece is 140 inches at the peak, nearly 12 feet. It can be secured to concrete or a building, or be mounted 3 feet in the ground to stand a little over 100 inches tall.

You can see from the photos (supported by a rod and rope for the photo) its size compared to two six-foot-tall men!

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Landscape art by Mark Weldon, Bit of Earth Farm

This interactive piece is an impressive and enduring landscape statement. Imagine it in a garden bed at your home, business, or organization.

It was designed and built by Mark Weldon on our small family farm. Another of his large-scale landscape installation pieces is currently for sale at the Elements Gallery in Peninsula.

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Six-foot-tall garden bell from repurposed materials, made by Mark Weldon on Bit of Earth Farm.

If your design business, landscape company, or gallery wants to take this or any pieces by Mark on consignment, let us know. If you prefer a custom piece, please get in touch with Mark either through our contact page or by email (mweldon@glwb.net).

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About Laura Grace Weldon

Laura Grace Weldon is the author of "Free Range Learning," a handbook of natural learning and "Tending," a poetry collection. She lives on Bit of Earth Farm where she's a barely useful farm wench. Although she has deadlines to meet she often wanders from the computer to preach hope, snort with laughter, cook subversively, ponder life’s deeper meaning, talk to chickens and cows, sing to bees, hide in books, walk dogs, concoct tinctures, watch foreign films, and make messy art. Blog: lauragraceweldon.com/blog-2/ FB: facebook.com/FreeRangeLearningCommunity FB: facebook.com/SubversiveCooking FB: facebook.com/laura.euphoria Twitter: @earnestdrollery
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2 Responses to Landscape Art: Huge Hand-Crafted Outdoor Garden Bell

  1. sarah says:

    How interesting. Does the bell chime in the wind? This would be a great addition to a school, don’t you think?

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