John Akkus / Akkus Silver Touch
Metal / brass, copper, steel
Hometown: Stephens City, VA
Turkish-inspired copper decorative items
After almost two decades of working for General Electric, John Akkus turned his dream of being a self-employed artist into reality. Working with copper, John hand spins each piece to perfection then etches a Turkish design. With the help of his wife, he has built an extensive collection of decorative items fit for the household. John is an exclusive Sugarloaf artist and can be found at our shows demonstrating the tedious copper spinning process.