The Monarch Butterfly Door Knocker is sand-cast in solid brass and finished with a green patina. Brass and bronze are copper-based alloys. The yellow brass alloy used in many of Michael's designs contains 70% copper and produces a warm, traditional brass look. Red bronze contains almost 85% copper. This additional copper content gives the bronze alloy its rich, reddish undertone. The mirrored finish of polished brass and polished bronze is achieved through varying degrees of sanding and buffing. Michael uses these techniques to highlight or accent the raised areas on a piece. The Monarch Butterfly Door Knocker was designed by Michael Healy, an accomplished Rhode Island artisan. He has always enjoyed watching the beautifully colored Monarch Butterfly. Although the Monarch seems to be wandering in aimless flight it is in fact a marathon flyer that migrates from Canada and the northern States to Mexico each fall. The Monarch Butterfly Door Knocker was designed to capture this beautiful creature at rest on your front door. Hand crafted. Mounting hardware included.
Mounting Screws distance apart: (1-1/2")