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Stephen Fitz-Gerald

Santa Rosa,California, United States

 
 
 

Spiral Torc Necklace

Forged stainless steel, inspired by ancient Celtic jewelry and the work of the turn-of-the-century master Danish silversmith Georg Jensen.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Ancient Celtic metalwork and Georg Jensen
Material: forged stainless steel (SS 304)
Colours: polished shiny metalic silver
Dimension: width 6
Price: $500 U.S.

 

Forged Stainless Steel Torque

forged stainless steel torque,I started with 3/8ths solid square stock.I removed a fair amount of material for the 6 inch section that goes behind the back of the neck.I then ,(using the grinder)tapered the last 4 inches on both ends.I forged the ends into spirals then set about the twist patterns.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Celts
Material: stainless steel
Colours: silver metalic
Dimension: 5.5
Price: $650 U.S.

 

Crenelated Elliptical Fruit Bowl

Fruit bowl in cold formed stainless steel.
Cold formed foot welded up underneath.
Length-15"
width- 12"

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: water
Material: stainless steel
Colours: silver metalic
Dimension: 15
Price: $450 U.S.

 

Eye with a Tear Pendant

Pendant features a glass bead set in stainless steel(arc welded).Teardrop is also fabricated stainless steel.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: minimalist jewelry design
Material: stainless steel
Colours: silver metalic
Dimension: 1
Price: $400 US

 

Nautiloid on stand

I'm still playing with Nautiloid shapes,in this case a prehistoric hybrid.
Welded and cold formed stainless steel.
Width-7.5 inches overall

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Pre-historic fossils
Material: stainless steel
Colours: polished metal
Dimension: 7.5 inches wide
Price: $800 (plus shipping)

 

Dolphin Vertebra Sculpture

I have fantasized building this piece for nearly 20 years.It's model was a thoracic vertebra from the bottle nose dolphin (tursiops truncatus). This sculpture is in welded stainless steel and is by far the most challenging fabrication of my career thus far.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: I real vertebral bone
Material: stainless steel
Colours: silvery
Dimension: 80
Price: $7000 US

 

Oramented Snuff box

though snuff is anachronistic this ornamented stainless steel box can hold any contemporary sacrament from communion wafers to MDMA,from jelly beans to cherished bud.the forged top has a bead of LAPIS LAZULI set in the cap.Height-2"

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Ornate Victorian snuff boxes
Material: stainless steel-all recycled laser-cut scrap(except the stone)
Colours: polished stainless
Dimension: height= 2
Price: $250 US. (only this week) Aug 22,2010

 

Crenelated Bronze sink

This is my flagship sink,now with a new option;mirror polishing.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: abalone shell
Material: silicon bronze
Colours: exterior patina-all colors
Dimension: nominal 15
Price: varies

 

Hollow Forged Women's Cuff

Hollow forged bracelet from stainless steel tubing,woman's size.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Organic Design
Material: stainless steel tubing
Colours: polished stainless
Dimension: small
Price: $500

 

Celtic Torc with hot punched finials

Inspired by ancient Celtic designs,this torc or (torque) is forged from 3/8th x 3/8ths STAINLESS STEEL square bar.The symbols on the welded finials were hot punched, as is my glyph (F.G. for Fitz-Gerald)on the behind-the-neck section.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Celtic neck rings or
Material: forged stainless steel
Colours: silver
Dimension: 6 inch diameter
Price: $500-$1000 depending on design

 

Nautilus Shell Sculpture

This is maquette for a proposed larger outdoor sculpture(3ft. in diameter)(which will have a simple geometric base). This simple,elegant,natural form,could be the perfect accessory for a modern architectural structure especially at seaside property.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: The nautilus
Material: stainless steel
Colours: polished stainless
Dimension: 12
Price: $1500 US for the maquette

 

Celtic Hairclip

This is a ornament for a woman with big hair.
It measures 4.75 inches across and is secured by a pin of twisted wire.
All stainless steel,pierced sheet,twisted wire.
It's fairly light but very strong and flexible. Definitely an heirloom that will last a lifetime.
The pattern is inspired by an ornamented bronze disc in the British Museum dated third century B.C.
Stylistically it represents the EARLY LA TENE STYLE

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Early La Tene Style Celtic metalwork
Material: stainless steel
Colours: polished stainless
Dimension: 4.75 inches in diameter
Price: $150.oo U.S. (plus shipping)

 

The Seer

The piece is dedicated to that rare individual that can bring humanity back to THE PATH of harmony with the planet,from which it has obviously strayed so far...

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: mystics from all culturees that possess spiritual insight
Material: welded scrap steel industrial punch parts and fencing swords
Colours: rust patina
Dimension: life size bust

 

Art Nouveau Console Table

Hall table features stone top and is fabricated in forged steel in the Art Nouveau style.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Organic elements and the art Nouveau Genre.
Material: forged and welded steel
Colours: natural metalic
Dimension: 4 ft.

 

Crenelated Silicon Bronze Sink

My "Crenelated"sinks in the Organic Design style have a new feature,mirror polishing. Now they REALLY pop.
This photo-flush mount configuration.
the pattern in the bowl is the reflection of the ceiling of my studio.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: A mountain pool in sculpted rocks
Material: Silicon Bronze
Colours: any patina color
Dimension: 16 inch(nominal diameter)

 

Mother Tree Entrance Gate

My intent was to provide a symphony in red for the clients(pictured);steel with a rust patina,recycled redwood planks,and heat patinated copper repousse for the central medallion.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Redwood Trees ( I live in the Redwood Empire)
Material: steel,wood,and copper
Colours: reds
Dimension: 13 feet wide

 

Stainless Steel Crenellated Sink

Amorphic shaped sink is fabricated in 11ga. stainless steel and shown in it's surface mount configuration.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Nature
Material: 11 ga. stainless steel
Colours: polished
Dimension: 16 inch nominal diameter

 

Vertebrae Conference Table

9'conference table for a movie studio in Hollywood gets a 3/4 inch thick glass top.The design impetus was to combine Industrial and Organic aspects together for an eye popping piece.Vertebrae is all forged steel. Table frame is all recycled steel scrap.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Vertebrae of the gray whale
Material: forged and welded steel
Colours: rust patina and metalic steel
Dimension: 4' x 9'

 

Calla Lily Hallway Table

Table is designed for a narrow entrance hallway,and will have a glass top.It provides a place to put the keys when entering the house.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Calla Lilies
Material: Bronze leaves,stalk and pistil .Flower cup and table frame are in stainless steel
Colours: verdisgris patina
Dimension: 27

 

The Plane at Infinity

Abstract steel sculpture representing 3 fold symmetry in spherical topology,made entirely from scrap pieces of industrial plumbing pipe.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: semi-circular canals of the inner ear
Material: welded steel
Colours: rust
Dimension: 20

 

Flite

Abstract stainless steel sculpture named after the helical shaped scrap turnings from a lathe.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: spiral shaped shavings off a metal lathe
Material: stainless steel
Colours: metalic
Dimension: 4' x 4' x 4'

 

Courtyard Fountain

The challenge from the client was to create an aesthetic and functional fountain from recycled materials.The top bowls are lens molds from an optical coating laboratory,and the lower basin is from a hand washing station from a trailer factory.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: creative reuse
Material: all stainless steel
Colours: metalic
Dimension: heaight 5'

 

Sea Spiral Fountain

Organic Style stainless steel sculpture fountain forms the centerpiece to The Healing Garden outside the trauma center at a local hospital. The water emerges from the small round base at the top and cascades down the sides of the large cylindrical column. Because the sides of the column are polished,the surface tension causes the water to sheet becoming nearly invisible to the naked eye...

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: a shell
Material: polished stainless steel
Colours: metalic
Dimension: height-8'

 

Trione Sculpture Fountain

Abstract stainless steel fountain sculptures symbolizing the "family".The design had to integrate with the architecture and not present too challenging a visual .It is a private office building but in a very public location and the clients wished to retain a very low profile.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stepehn Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: The family unit of two parents and two sons.
Material: stainless steel
Colours: polished meatalic
Dimension: heaight 8'

 

Titanic Candelabra

Candelabra,one of a pair, designed to look as if they had been retrieved from the wreck of the titanic.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: The discovery of the Titanic
Material: acid etched , patinated ,and welded steel
Colours: rust with verdigris
Dimension: 12

 

Japanese Disc Vase

Vase is held on the base only by the weight of the water contained,so it can be rotated at any angle.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: Japanese Design
Material: stainless steel
Colours: polished stainless steel
Dimension: 12

 

Burning Man Belt Buckle

A large belt buckle in bronze and stainless steel with a glass bead setting, to celebrate the experience of Burning Man.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: The Burning Man experience
Material: silicon bronze, stainless steel,and glass bead
Colours: red glass bead
Dimension: 5

 

Womans chair

Constructed from welded steel,the "Woman's Chair" is designed slightly smaller and lower than most chairs to accommodate the general proportions of women more specifically.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Inspired By: People are not all of one size. Furniture should reflect this fact.
Material: welded steel
Colours: natural
Dimension: smaller than a man's chair

 

Crenelated Copper Sink

Sink is cold formed in 11 ga.copper.
Nominal diameter is 15 inches.
Shown in it's surface mount configuration

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

I-Beam Conference Table

8 ft. conference table featuring glass top and I-beams canted at 120 degrees for the base.
All recycled materials.
Welded and bolted steel.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Sea Foam Barrette

Stainless steel hair clip features Celtic Design with glass bead.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Geals (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Reflection

Life size male torso made entirely from welded steel industrial punch parts from a trailer manufacturer.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Staphen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Repose

Life size reclining figure stainless steel sculpture made entirely from recycled industrial scrap punch parts from a washing machine manufacturer.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Staphen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Hard Body

Life size figurative welded sculpture made entirely of recycled industrial scrap steel punch parts.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Staphen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Piano Desk

Large stainless steel computer desk features cherry wood top in the shape of a piano. All wiring is threaded through a back leg.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Staphen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Pendentive Gazebo

Modular bolt together gazebo is made of steel rings.
Height to top is 12.5 feet.
Diameter of rings 9 ft. 3 inches.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Eliptical Fruit Bowl

Cold formed 11 ga.stainless steel fruit bowl. Length 16 inches.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Crenelated Fruit Bowl

Fruit bowl cold formed in 11 ga. stainless steel.
nominal diameter 15 "

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Clam Shell Platter

Stainless serving platter inspired by the shape and shell of a clam.
Diameter 17.5 inches

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Convex Cuff

Stainless steel cuff features cold formed convex ellipses welded together into a bracelet.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

The Water Table

Coffee table with glass top and reversible steel frame.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Quatrefoil Fruit Bowl

Fruitbowl features four lobed shape in cold formed 11 ga. stainless steel.
17 inches diameter.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Towel Hooks

This reversible shaped towel rack in stainless steel is perfect for the bathroom or sauna wall.The bracket will work right side up or upside down offering a greater variety of interesting nested mounting compositions.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Demi Lune wall mount vanity

"Spun"stainless steel sink is integrally cast in polished cast cement vanity. www.bohemianstoneworks.com uses green technology to create stunning bathroom vanities with integrally cast metal sinks in bronze,copper,and stainless steel.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Bohemian Stoneworks (United States)

 

Shark Bottle Opener

Shark mouth is laser-cut from 1"diameter stainless steel 304 tubing x 1/8th inch wall thickness. Overall curve gives a comfortable grip and mouth shape is cold formed.Eye is punched.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Forged Chopsticks and Wasabi Bowls

Hand forged stainless steel chopsticks with many different patterns available. Stainless steel Wasabi bowls are cold formed and welded from laser cut parts.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Geometric sink line

This is my Geometric line of sinks;inverted pyramid,pentagon,and hexagon. All are in 11ga,stainless steel. Shown in their surface mount configuration

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

flatware

A Minimalist Style flatware set designed to be manufactured by laser cutting.
All pieces are 12ga.304 stainless steel ,except the knife which is 10ga.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fiz-Gerald (United States)

 

Lemon Squeezer

Unit is all welded stainless steel.
Cone shaped grip gives good leverage to hold the device while citrus is turned with force on the "umbrella"shape on top.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fiz-Gerald (United States)

 

Minimalist Flatware Set

The challenge was to design and fabricate an aesthetic and functional flatware set in the Minimalist style

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Crenelated Sink

These "Crenelated"sinks are in the Organic Design Style and are each handmade in bronze,copper,or stainless steel (all 11 ga.)Shown in their surface mount configuration.

Designer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)
Manufacturer: Stephen Fitz-Gerald (United States)

 

Location

Santa Rosa,California, United States

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