Memorial in oak and Portugese limestone

I recently worked on a collaboration on this memorial. It was designed by Russell Bagley, and the woodwork was overseen by Kay Corbett. My part in the commission was to supply the stone and design and carve the inscriptions and Polish eagle. The stone is in Kelling churchyard, Norfolk. I think it is a successful mix of materials and an interesting piece. The cross also partly represents a fighter plane as the father of the deceased was a pilot. The oak is sandblasted to bring out the grain and the plinth of the cross is flame-textured whereas the base is honed. The stone is called Moleanos and is incredibly hard.

jezierski bk jezierski fr  jezierski det3 jezierski det2 jezierski det1

Advertisements

About Teucer Wilson

I'm a stonecarver and lettercutter. See my work at www.teucerwilson.co.uk
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s