Category Archives: Celtic

Callanish House Sign

Hand carved sign for a house at Callanish on the Isle of Lewis

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If you would like a truly individual house sign, message me or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk

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Pictish beastie wall plaques

This particular Pictish ‘beastie’ is found on Rodney’s Stone, which is located close to the entrance of Brodie Castle, near Forres in Moray.

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These two plaques were made for a recent commission. Freehand carved and enamelled, 30 x 20 cm.

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Hound Wall Plaque

Hand carved from reclaimed Cornish slate.

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Saluki style ears and a gentle smile! Internal design based loosely on Early Celtic spiral patterns. © Hatch, Burn, Carve/Martin Wilson

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If you would like me to design and carve one of these, message me here or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk.
Each design is unique.

 

 

A Wall Plaque for a Dog named Colin

I was commissioned to make a wall plaque as a lasting memorial to a special hound called Colin. Hand carved and enamelled from a reclaimed Cornish roof slate. Design © Hatch, Burn, Carve/Martin Wilson

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Soapstone pendant

It makes a change working with softer stone and soapstone is a delight to carve!

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This was a commission piece- hand carved and hand polished from a block of American soapstone.

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If you would like me to make a soapstone pendant for you (or serpentine, or any other sea-stone!), message me or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk

Pictish Seahorses Wall Plaque

These seahorses are found on the Class II Pictish Cross Slab known as ‘Aberlemno No. 2’

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Hand carved from (an approximately 300 year old) Cornish roof slate. Then hand enamelled in two colours.

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This piece was recently sold from Canongate Jerseys and Crafts, but I can make these to order- message me or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk

Pictish/Celtic Hound Commission

Hand carved and hand enamelled from an approximately 300 year old Cornish roof slate (still with iron nails embedded!).

Please note- this design is copyright Hatch, Burn, Carve.

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If you would like a similar hound, please PM me or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk

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Pictish and Celtic Incense Holders

A selection of hand carved Pictish and Celtic incense holders.

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These were created for Kilmartin House Museum shop (but I am making these all the time should you wish me to create one for you).

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The Crescent and V-rod was made from natural Windermere slate, whilst the Serpent and Z-rod and Celtic knot were made from natural Cornish sea stones.

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