Above: "Serpentine Dragon Weathervane" by David Smith.
Commission piece for Discovery Channel Productions, Burbank, California.
This weathervane appeared on the Discovery Channel's popular reality series, Monster House.

I use Earth elements (Copper, Silver, Beryllium, Bismuth, Fire and Wind), sculpting techniques developed by myself, and Old World metalsmithing techniques to create some of the finest hand-forged architectural elements, especially weathervanes. The process is done entirely free-hand, without the use of moulds, stamps, or machines. It takes an average of 80 - 450 hours, depending on the size and complexity of the design, to create each piece. The end result is a unique work of art that will someday be worth a fortune as an antique--an investment in fine art that your family will enjoy for generations.

--David J. Smith
Sugar Land, Texas

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Designated a Texas Original by The Texas Commission on the Arts

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