This buckle was made as a wedding gift, from future wife to future husband.. it's the view
from one of the grooms favorite home town spots along the river-
I also had the opportunity to work with this couple (Jeff & Mary) on their engagement/wedding band rings(see next post).
crop and size original photo.
redraw picture( make modifications so details translate to a sculpture).
transfer redrawn picture to wax.
carve picture into wax.
cast, polish, and patina!