About Me/Ordering Items

Some of my work is available to purchase in my Etsy shop;


If you would like a specific piece which isn’t for sale on Etsy,  just use the contact form below (or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk). I usually have many items in stock, or can make something for you in a matter of weeks (depending on waiting list). I welcome commissions and offer a full design service.

All of the pieces I create are entirely freehand carved or handcrafted in my workshop in the Scottish Borders using a variety of Foredom, Proxxon and Dremel tools as well as traditional hammer and chisel. Practically all of my materials are recycled/reclaimed or found on my travels around the UK.

To the best of my knowledge, I am the only person in the UK who carves and sells Buddhist mantra and symbol stones. I supply stones to the shop at Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery which is the largest Tibetan Buddhist centre in Western Europe.

I have exhibited my artwork in galleries across Scotland. The first piece I exhibited (‘Stream of Knowledge’) won the Creative Place First Prize at an exhibition in the Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre in Peebles in 2014.

I am a member of ‘Animus- Art for the World Soul’ artist’s collective;


I am part of the creative team at Talliston House & Gardens (‘Britain’s most extraordinary home’);

I am a member of the Skull Appreciation Society- an online artist’s collective and store;


Stockists of my work include;

Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Centre– Dumfries and Galloway

Kagyu Samye Dzong Tibetan Buddhist Meditation Centre– London

Kilmartin Museum Shop– Argyll

Canongate Jerseys and Crafts, The Royal Mile- Edinburgh

Santosa Yoga Studio, Cafe and Shop– Edinburgh

The Three Fishes Gallery, Peebles- Scottish Borders

The Framing Gallery, Innerleithen- Scottish Borders

Traquair House, nr. Innerleithen- Scottish Borders

House of Gaia, Peebles- Scottish Borders

Boscastle Rocks, Boscastle- Cornwall

Curious Egg, artist crafted interiors- online

Talliston House & Gardens, Great Dunmow- Essex

Jamyang Buddhist Centre, London

Skull Appreciation Society– online


‘Fish Flagrante’, Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles. 21/6/14 – 7/7/14.

‘The Otter’s Tale’, Harestanes Countryside Visitor Centre nr. Jedburgh. 1/4/15 – 7/6/15.

‘Rapt in Winter’, Silver Tree Studio, Peebles. 5/12/15 – 6/12/15.

‘Rapt in Winter’, Anne Younger Studio, Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles. 26/11/16 – 27/11/16.

‘A Sense of Place’, Tweeddale Museum and Art Gallery, Peebles. 5/8/17 – 2/9/17.

‘Shambhala at Shambellie’, Shambellie House, New Abbey, Dumfries. 17/8/17 – 29/8/17.

‘Rapt in Winter’, Anne Younger Studio, Eastgate Theatre and Arts Centre, Peebles. 25/11/17 – 26/11/17.


I am also a freelance science writer. My science writing can be found on the Microscopy and Imaging Channel at Bitesize Bio;


In addition, I have written a beginners microscopy ebook called ‘Before You Touch That Microscope!’;



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