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Bombs and roses: Israeli artist turns rocket scrap into floral sculptures03:13

Bombs and roses: Israeli artist turns rocket scrap into floral sculptures

September 13, 2018 at 16:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

Israeli artist and blacksmith, Yaron Bob, is transforming old rocket scrap metal into works of art from his workshop in Yated in the south of Israel, close to the Gaza Strip.

Seen at work on Thursday, Bob was inspired to act following a near miss involving a rocket at the school where he works part time, and said he was initially motivated by a desire to take away the psychological power of the rockets and to stop being afraid.

The material for Bob's art comes from the Qassam rockets purportedly launched by Hamas from the Gaza Strip.

Bombs and roses: Israeli artist turns rocket scrap into floral sculptures03:13
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Israeli artist and blacksmith, Yaron Bob, is transforming old rocket scrap metal into works of art from his workshop in Yated in the south of Israel, close to the Gaza Strip.

Seen at work on Thursday, Bob was inspired to act following a near miss involving a rocket at the school where he works part time, and said he was initially motivated by a desire to take away the psychological power of the rockets and to stop being afraid.

The material for Bob's art comes from the Qassam rockets purportedly launched by Hamas from the Gaza Strip.

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