Copper is treated to achieve reddish, brown, blue, and sometimes purplish hues which mimic the first step of patina seen in metal aged 1 to 5 years.
Soft blue-green highlights begin to emerge from the bronze background emulating early term patina formation between 5 to 15 years.
Blue-green highlights blossom from the dark bronze background. Typical on copper during late term patina formation between 15 to 25 years.
Combines the cascading crystal formation seen in nature with the hand of the artist to produce stunning visual effects.