I based these skulls on a photograph of an ancient (and very worn) Tibetan Buddhist stone.
These are all freehand carved before sanding/polishing to 1200 grade. Enamelled with professional signwriters enamel before finishing with slate sheen. Sizes range from 7 x 10 cm to 9 x 10.5 cm. Available to buy now.
Carved from hand-cut reclaimed slates (24 x 17 cm), I based these designs on an ancient stone from a book about Tibetan carvings.
A commission I made during the summer of 2015.
The 12 syllable Guru Rinpoche mantra (with my own lotus design) carved from a natural slate slab which was found at Sandy Mouth in North Cornwall (approx. 60 cm long).
Some of the 50 Tibetan Om, Sanskrit Om and Tam stones recently carved and delivered to the shop at Samye Ling. Each one individually hand carved from natural Cornish sea stones.
Tam syllable used with kind permission from Tashi Mannox.
Karmapa Chenno Mantra stones.
Hand carved from natural Cornish beach stones (45 x 20 cm and 47 x 23 cm).
On sale at the Samye Ling shop, or you can order direct from Hatch, Burn, Carve.
Tara Ling house sign (35×40 cm).
Hand carved, polished and gold enamelled from slate hearth stone. Includes the ten syllable Green Tara mantra and Tam syllable (used with kind permission from Tashi Mannox).
Another Hrih stone- this time carved from a Cornish sea stone found at Tregardock in North Cornwall (17 cm high).
Created for the shop at Samye Ling, but you can also order these direct from Hatch, Burn, Carve (message me or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Three enamelled Om Mani Padme Hum wall plaques from a recent commission.
Hand carved from reclaimed Cornish slate (30 x 20 cm)
Available to order from Hatch, Burn, Carve (message me or email email@example.com)
I’ve been carving Mani stones with exclusive detailing for Curious Egg– a new artist-curated lifestyle store that brings together art, fine craft and interiors.
Lorraine from Curious Egg has written a great piece (entitled ‘The Stone Hunter’) about her visit to my workshop;
Hand carved from a stone I found on a North Cornish Beach
On sale at the Samye Ling shop (or you can also order direct from Hatch, Burn, Carve- message me or email firstname.lastname@example.org)