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Cup and Ring Marked House Sign

‘Stumbletree’- probably my favourite house name I have carved to date (45 x 15 cm). Entirely freehand carved from a 1 cm slab of slate. The customer had seen my work at Kilmartin Museum Shop and had commissioned me to make the sign with the addition of cup and ring markings based on those found in Kilmartin Glen in Argyll, Scotland.

Hand enamelled using professional white and copper monument enamel.

 

 

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A Stable Sign for Josef

I based this design (©HatchBurnCarve) on a photograph of Josef that was supplied by the customer who commissioned this piece.

Carved from a hand cut reclaimed roof slate (30 x 25 cm), the design was freehand carved, the slate hand polished and then the design was carefully enamelled with professional gold monument enamel.

 

A Pictish Horse Stable Sign

Made for a horse called ‘Rio’, this stable sign was hand crafted from a reclaimed roof slate (cut to 30 x 25 cm). I based this design (©HatchBurnCarve) on the Pictish horse carving from the Class I Pictish symbol stone in Inverurie, taking into account the slenderness of Rio.

 

A Stable Signs for Hanns

Hand carved from a reclaimed roof slate (which I cut to size, 30 x 25 cm). I based the design (©HatchBurnCarve) on a photograph of Hanns that was provided by the customer.

After carving, this sign was hand polished to 1200 grade and carefully hand enamelled with professional gold monument enamel.

 

Microscope Company Slate Sign

A freehand carved slate sign that I made for a microscope company (TDKK) based in the Netherlands (39 x 24 cm). Hand cut from a 1 cm slab of slate, carved, hand polished and enamelled with three coats of white and blue professional monument enamel.

 

Hand Carved Slate House Number

A small house number (20 x 15 cm) that I made in 2017. Freehand carved from a 1 cm thick slate slab, then hand enamelled with three coats of professional monument enamel.

 

New Etsy Shop Items

I’ve added many new items to my Etsy shop;

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/HatchBurnCarve

New stone stack pendants (handcrafted from stones found in rivers in the Scottish Borders) including this one from the Tima Water (a tributary of the Ettrick Water);

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Green, brass and gold labyrinth plaques (approximately 10 cm squared). Freehand carved, polished and enamelled using professional monument/memorial enamel;

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‘Leaping Salmon’ slate plaques/tiles (©HatchBurnCarve), again, approximately 10 cm squared;

Tibetan Buddhist Om stones;

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Elder Futhark Rune stones. Individually hand carved and enamelled with either red or copper monument/memorial enamel (supplied in a handmade bag);

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‘Golden Bee’ slate wall plaques/tiles (©HatchBurnCarve), approximately 10 cm squared;