Haitian Metal Folk Art Celtic Cross, 7.25" x 9"
Celtic symbols are recognized around the globe, with their distintive patterning and imagery. Especially strong are infinity knots, tied in complex patterns which seem to have no beginning and no end; signifying eternal life and eternal love. The Claddaugh, another popular Celtic symbol, is a pair of hands cradling a heart and representing faithfulness. How perfect, then, that Haitian artist, Wiseton Brutus has workd these images into the ultimate symbol of love and faith: The Sacred Cross. In any culture, in any language the manifestation of love and faith is beautiful.
If this Celtic cross is to be displayed outdoors, here's a tip for keeping them looking as fresh and beautiful as the day you bought them: Simply take five minutes once a year to spray them with a clear enamel coating. That's it! Piece of cake.
To begin the process of metal art sculpture, the artist first visualizes his design, often taking inspiration from his culture and natural surroundings. Next, he chalks his vision for the piece onto a 55-gallon drum that has been cleaned and pounded flat. Then, using only a hammer and chisel, he performs the heavy work giving his piece form and dimension. The result is a unique folk art sculpture, perfect for home or garden use.
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Nov 20, 2018
Dec 10, 2016
Cross is gorgeous, pictures don't do justice. I'll definitely be ordering more items from this shop.