Steel wire wasÂ hand-bent into the a roundÂ shape, along with a 3-leaf shamrock as embellishment. Following that, handmade vibrant green paperÂ was attached to the back with encaustic medium. This hand made steel wire ornament measures 2 1/2 inches tall by 2 inches wide. It comes with a greenÂ satin ribbonÂ for hanging.
Encaustics should be cared for as you would for any fine art piece. Encaustic derives from the word â€˜burn inâ€™ and is a process of applying molten wax colors to a surface for the creation of images or decoration that began more than 2 millennia ago with Roman Egyptian wax portraits.