The frame dimensions are 8″ x 16″ and 3/4″ deep.
May your troubles be less,
And your blessing be more,
And nothing but happiness,
Come through your door.
The story is included on the back of each piece.
Represents the Spirit of Clan, the guiding force of the Celtic culture. Also shows the protective efforts of the ancestor's spirits. Denotes awe and respect for the forces of Nature. The Celtic Family Circle, The top two rings represent parenthood and the equal status of husband and wife in the Celtic culture. The lower ring shows the natural dominion of parents over children and their obligation of protection and care. This denotes the bonds of the family. Represents the dominion of man over the beasts and their responsibility to be worthy guardians.
This item makes a great housewarming gift or a unique realtor closing gift.
Paper casting is to me the perfect medium. It allows me to use almost every skill set. A typical piece begins as a drawing or two. Then I sculpt it in wax. This is a long refining process and often the image sculpted is far different than the drawing. Then I build a dam around the wax and pour a rubber mold directly off the surface. A casting is made by pressing wet cotton pulp into the mold and extracting the water. Then I finish the surface.
While every piece that emerges from the mold is about the same, no two are really painted the same. Maybe I would if I could, but the painting process is always in flux. I am always experimenting with ways of mixing colors or washes and hard edge or new pigments. I send about 75% of my time with the painted finishes.
About Mat Options
All Mats are acid-free and this work includes the mat of your choice. See the pictures above to select your mat. Your piece will be painted to best match your mat.
About Frame Options
The frame dimensions are 8" x 16" and 3/4" deep.
Just the acid-free mats - No Frame.
Black Frames are matte black anodized aluminum frames.
All Order is the continental U.S. placed by 12/17 should arrive in time for Christmas.
Each piece is hand made, hand-painted and there is a only 1 to 2 molds for each piece. These are not mass produced!! Please allow up to 7 days to ship, however in most cases items do ship in less than 3 days. If you need the item by a certain date please let me know and I will do everything I can to accommodate.
I guarantee complete satisfaction on every piece. In the rare event that something is not satisfactory please contact me and I will exchange or refund. I can only refund to the original purchaser, I will only exchange items received as gifts.
Apr 19, 2021
Just beautiful!!! Can’t wait to give it to my friend for her new home.
Apr 13, 2021
Absolutely lovely! Purchased as a gift and the recipient loves it.
Apr 1, 2021
I keep reordering this for house warming gifts.
Feb 23, 2021
It is beautiful - beyond expectations! Quality craftsmanship worthy of the subject and the price. I will be ordering something for myself in the future!