The Knife Angel is a 24-foot-tall sculpture made of 100,000 knives confiscated from police stations throughout the UK. and the finished Knife Angel was finally unveiled, a few days ago.
Knife Angel made out of 100,000 weapons Jump to media player A 26-foot high sculpture made out of knives and intended as a tribute to victims of knife crime is nearing completion.
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Two years later and the Knife Angel Statue, created as a national monument against violence and aggression, is almost finished. It is a 27ft high sculpture, created with 100,000 knives surrendered and collected in nationwide amnesties in 2015/2016.
The sculpture, named “Knife Angel,” was created in Oswestry, Shropshire, by the British Ironwork Centre. It took two years to build. The knives were handed in by 41 police forces around the country during amnesties and confiscations.
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Confiscated knives used to commit crimes have been collected to build a sculpture outside Liverpool Cathedral. The Knife Angel is a national monument against violence and aggression and aims to
Knife Angel is a 27-foot-tall sculpture made of over 100,000 knives. 43 police precincts across the UK collected weapons that were confiscated or turned over in amnesty. They were often sent to sculptor Alfie Bradley in evidence tubes, and he had the arduous task of cleaning and sorting each knife by hand.
The Knife Angel, which is yet to be revealed in its entirety is being created by sculptor Alfie Bradley who says he expects to use 100,000 knifes of all shapes and sizes by the time it is finished.
It is now recognised as the The National Monument against Violence and Aggression – Knife Angel and has even been nominated for memorial listed status by Historic England. The Knife Angel has stood proudly outside of our centre in Oswestry since its birth.
A sculpture of an angel made out of more than 100,000 handed-in knives will travel to Liverpool. The sculpture was created two years ago by the British Ironwork Centre in Shropshire to illustrate