Tag Archives: Pictish Beast

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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Replica Pictish Stones for Inverness Museum

I recently hand carved these three replica Pictish stones for a schools loan box for Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.

This first one is the Ardross Wolf (a Class I Pictish Stone) from a stone found built into a stone wall in 1903. Hand carved into a reclaimed Scottish purple roof slate.

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The second is the Ardross ‘Beast’ or Deer (a Class I Pictish Stone) which was found built into the same stone wall as the Ardross Wolf in 1903. Hand carved into a reclaimed Scottish grey roof slate.

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The final one is the Crescent and V-Rod and ‘Mirror’ from the Knowe O’ Burrian Class I Pictish Stone from Orkney. Hand carved into a reclaimed Cornish roof slate.

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If you would like me to make a similar piece for you, please PM me or email hatchburncarve@yahoo.co.uk