Created by Nnamdi Okonkwo
The loving bond between a mother and child is beautifully expressed in this cast bronze sculpture. To create it, the artist first sculpts the piece in clay, thens casts it in bronze using the lost wax technique. A hot patina is applied using compounds that are specifically formulated for bronze patination. The finished sculpture is sealed with clear lacquer and is then waxed and buffed. Weighs three pounds.