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.
This stone will be making an appearance at two shows in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2017!
Hand carved/enamelled and cut to enable it to sit on display. Made using a Cornish beach stone measuring 70 cm long by 22 cm high (and weighing around 13 Kg).
You can see it at the Scottish Superwomen of Science show on the 25th- 27th August (Venue 67, Valvona and Crolla) and at ‘Women, Science is Not For You III’ on the 25th August at Venue 7 (New Town Theatre);
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.
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 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)