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Humphrey Bowden

Humphrey Bowden

Chichester, United Kingdom


Humphrey Bowden designs and makes unusual copper fountains. These are mainly in the shapes of trees and other plants which have slender shapes. Water flow is carefully controlled to create gentle sounds...

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... Each fountain is made to commission for clients in the UK, Europe, the USA and other countries. — His work has been extensively covered in national and international media. All designs are original and each fountain is made individually for the client, so as to interpret his or her ideas. Fountains or other sculpture can be commissioned for any location, from a pond in a private garden to a corporate atrium or large public space. A number of fountains have been exhibited at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show for many years. The fountains are hand beaten from pure copper and silver brazed together, to be permanently resistant to the elements. The warm gold and reddish colours formed naturally when the copper is heated gradually weather to take on the characteristic grey-green patina.

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