Key Art - Football Made From Old Recycled Keys
Date Published: 06/15/2015 1:06 PM
So apparently key art is now a thing, which is essentially making sculptures and pieces of art by attaching old keys together. Etsy store MoerKey is a shop that specializes in Key art, and makes all sorts of things out of keys, including giant balls the size of basketballs, wine glasses and bottles, smaller spheres, bowls, tea-lights, footballs, and more. The key art pieces are made by bending the keys to fit the shape of the object and then soldering them together. By using old recycled keys, it gives the pieces a very unique looks that will surely attract attention from on-lookers. The array of key art will could definitely make a perfect gift idea for a locksmith, bizarre art lover, or really just anyone who has an odd love for keys.
The football key art as well as all the store's other key art is handmade from silver solder, brass keys, silver keys, and copper wire, and is treated with UV stable protective coating and highly polished to preserve it's luster. The football key art is made using over 150 individual curved keys to make the shape of the football, weighs 3.5 lbs, and measures 10.5 inches long x 6 inches in diameter.