Bending Wire

Several years ago, strolling the side streets near the Palais de Papes on my last day in Avignon, I happened upon the studio and shop:   Vox Populi.  Intrigued by the window display, I was drawn into the world of whimsical wire sculpture created by artist Pascal Palun.

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I had already purchased a vintage dress in St Remy for my infant granddaughter,


but now I had to have her name in wire!


I have since been inspired to bend some wire myself.

Using crystals from old chandeliers, I have fashioned a garland that hangs across my kitchen window,



made ornaments,


and stakes to hold table numbers for a son’s wedding reception.


My current project:  adding wire and beading to a chandelier frame to hang in the orchard for another son’s wedding this summer.


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One response to “Bending Wire

  1. Karen

    Oh, Susan…love that whimsical touch. Seana is having her wedding this summer in our back yard (they spent all their “wedding money” on thier house so a winery wedding is out). We have a large backyard and I want to fill it with lights and maybe you wouldn’t mind if I borrowed your idea of the wire decorations. If we were close I would be following you around like a little puppy, you are so talented!

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