The Bee Jar

September 14, 2007

beebelljarApparently, I’m not the only one to have experimented with bees as sculptors. Brady forwarded me this beautiful piece from Boing Boing / How It Happened today, Turlough has created a hive in a belljar. Gorgeous.

Watch the full slideshow to see how he did it. It’s a remarkable piece of work. A beautiful collaboration.

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