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Mistress of Copper Mountain Topiary sculpture

Mistress of Copper Mountain Topiary sculpture

Malachite Maid, or Mistress of Copper Mountain Topiary sculpture. Beryozovsky, Sverdlovsk region, Russia. 24 June 2016. Author Natalia Tatarinova

Mistress of Copper Mountain Topiary sculpture

Workers of Beryozovsky gold mine have long been famous for thirst of creativity and thirst for beauty. Thanks to their enthusiasm, next the plant, in the evening on 24 June 2016 appeared six-meter sculpture of the Mistress of Copper Mountain. The author of the idea of ​​a new sculpture – a design engineer of Beryozovsky mine Natalia Tatarinova. She said: “Mistress of Copper Mountain is the only character associated with the production of metal, and precious stones. In our Russian culture, which unites the whole country, there is nothing more significant, – says Natalia Tatarinova. – In addition, Beryozovsky – the first city, where they opened a gold mine. People should know their history. And most children know the fairy tale “Mistress of Copper Mountain”, it is an interesting sculpture”.

sketch

sketch of Malachite Maid

First, Natalia drew a sketch – a female image, then began preparatory works. Design of drawings took two months. After calculation of frame shape, she decided to perform it from a 5 mm steel wire. Mistress weight was about 300 kilograms. Therefore, the miners had to take care of a solid foundation for the new attraction – a monolithic pour, a volume of 20 cubic meters of concrete. Mistress was put on the rock. The granite boulders from a local quarry were selected carefully, each examined, tagged and then loaded on “KAMAZ”. A total of four trucks delivered stones, medium in size – one and a half meters in length, height, and width. And two stones were weighing 10 tons each.

Mistress of Copper Mountain Topiary sculpture

The head and hands of the Mistress of Copper Mountain are made of cast marble of the St. Petersburg artists

The head and hands of the Mistress of Copper Mountain are made of cast marble of the St. Petersburg artists

lizard, topiary sculpture

lizard, topiary sculpture

Topiary sculpture of Malachite Maid, keeper of Ural precious stones of Ural mountains

Beautiful Topiary sculpture of Malachite Maid, keeper of Ural precious stones of Ural mountains. 24 June 2016. Author Natalia Tatarinova

Topiary sculpture of Copper Maid, keeper of Ural precious stones of Ural mountains

Topiary sculpture of Malachite Maid, keeper of Ural precious stones of Ural mountains

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