A Celtic alphabet stone hand carved in marble with bas relief carving of a Celtic knot.
Title: Celtic Alphabet Stone
• V-incised Celtic letters with bas relief carving of Celtic knot
hand carved into marble--the old way with hammer and chisel.
• Stone is signed on reverse.
• Includes card detailing the process.
ABOUT HAND CARVED LETTERS
Letters hand carved are very much a lost art.
What one commonly sees today are sandblasted letters
using mechanical methods(rubber templates and very little time)
They are static and still, and to this artist's way of thinking,
have no soul.
Keeping the letters alive by first painting the letters
with brush and then carving the letters with hammer and chisel.
This is how it was done in Greek and Roman times.
When one visits old graveyards hand carved
v-incised letters can still be seen.