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Upcycled metal auto part sculpture, 'Flitting Hummingbird' (Mexico)

Mexican artisan Armando Ramirez transforms recycled sheet metal, auto parts, and other hardware into a beautiful sculpture. A graceful hummingbird-made of intricately cut sheet metal for the wings and tail, a gear for the head, and gear chain for the underside of the body-drinks nectar from a flower supported by a stem made of rebar with a hammered sheet metal leaf, standing on a round base. This impressive sculpture is a beautiful way to celebrate both nature's beaal leaf, standing on a round base. This impressive sculpture is a beautiful way to celebrate both nature's beauty and the importance of protecting it through recycling. read more