Tag Archives: Cornish slate

A Cornish Athame

Slate blade hand shaped and polished from a piece of slate found on Tregardock Beach. Handle crafted from Ulex (gorse) wood found on Bodmin Moor (near the Hurlers stone circles).

Measures 21.5 cm in length.
On sale at Boscastle Rocks (or available to order from Hatch, Burn, Carve).

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Relief carved Pictish boar wall plaques

More of the stock items which I have been making- relief carved, gold enamelled, Pictish boar wall plaques. I’ll have these for sale at forthcoming fairs, but you can also buy these direct from me. PM me or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk

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Om Mani Padme Hum wall plaques

Three enamelled Om Mani Padme Hum wall plaques from a recent commission.

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Hand carved from reclaimed Cornish slate (30 x 20 cm)

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Available to order from Hatch, Burn, Carve (message me or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk)

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.

 

 

Eternal Knot Wall Plaques

These were freehand carved from reclaimed slate. The Scottish purple slate gives a beautiful contrast when carved. The other was carved from Cornish slate and hand-enamelled in traditional Tibetan colours.

On sale at the shop at Samye Ling, or you can order direct from Hatch, Burn, Carve (message me or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk)

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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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Lepus Celestine

‘Lepus Celestine’ 33 x 26.5 cm. Hand carved from a reclaimed Cornish roof slate (approximately 300 years old).
Exclusively designed for Kilmartin Museum Shop. The design is copyright, except for the rock art, which is based on the patterns found  at Kilmichael Glassary.

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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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