Celtic Heart Love Knot|Triquetra of Everlasting Love|Wood Carved Wedding-Fifth Anniversary Gift-Irish Scottish Gaelic Themed home decor

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MEANING: The Heart shape of this Celtic Love Knot is formed from one continuous line that represents eternity. With Hearts meaning Love, this symbol expresses “Everlasting Love.”

The Celtic Heart is a variation of the original Triquetra Knot and works well in home decor that emphasizes Irish, Scottish or Gaelic…any Celtic Heritage theme. The beauty of the Cedar wall sculpture would add a rich warmth to a wall area of photographs celebrating families and love.

This Eternity Symbol is often given as a wedding gift or anniversary gift (especially the fifth or wood anniversary). It also makes a nice Valentine's day gift!

And, from a personal stand point, Coop was so taken with the meaning of Eternal Love when he discovered this design, he took it as the logo to represent Signs of Spirit.

SIZE: This listing includes size variations. The full sized carving is 9 inches tall by 9 inches wide. The miniature of 5.25 inches tall by 5 inches wide. Please contact us if you require a different size, we can accommodate with limitations. The Standard size is as large as we can get from one board, anything from an 11 inch diameter down to 6 inch would fall under the standard size.

There are also pictures with the piece on a quilting board, lined up on the 1 inch marks. The quilting board, at its simplest, is a one inch grid. So with the piece on the board, you look at the top and follow the line to the left and look at the right side at the widest point and follow the line to the bottom and you have height by width...but wait! It's not that easy! The way this board I have is laid out, if I lined it up on the zero points it would cover up the numbers and on some pieces you wouldn't be able to see them...so, I line it up on the 1 inch marks which means when you get the numbers, you have to subtract 1 inch... TA DA! Measurements may vary slightly from piece to piece.

THE CARVING:

Our carvings are single pieces of western red cedar, designed and carved to be wall hangings.  Each carving begins as a 1 X 12 inch cedar board.  While we use power tools (Scroll Saw, Rotary shaft Tool, handheld detail sanders etc.), we use no laser’s, CNC machines or computer operated cutting machines.  All work is done with our hands and eyes… 

We cut the 2 dimensional blanks with scroll and jig saws (double-sized custom orders have to be cut with jigsaw). Carving is done with rotary shaft tools and disc grinders. The 80 grit sanding is the final phase of the carving process, removing the nicks and gouges from the carving tools, and finishes the shaping of the weave. The next 2 sandings with 120 then 220 grit finishes the smoothing and polishing. They are finished with Clear Danish Oil to seal the piece, bringing out the grain and the color.

 

The pictures you see here are stock photos. What you get will depend on what we have in stock. If there are no others in stock, the time to shipping will be increased. If you desire and request something (for example) dark, we will pull the darkest board we have, but it will not necessarily be as dark as (for example) walnut would be. Western Red Cedar is the species from which roofing shingles, decks, and gazeboes have traditionally been made. It is resistant to mold, moisture, and insects. The oiling process also helps to block out damaging UV rays of the sun, so our carvings can be hung outdoors. Please be aware, that even with the oiling, the carving will eventually gray out, as any cedar will, if it is placed in direct sunlight.

 SIZE OF THE CARVINGS: The stock carvings are limited by the size of the board that starts the carving process. As the initial piece is 1 in. x 12 in., (in reality 3/4 in. x 11-3/4 in.) one side of the carving will be no greater then approximately 11-1/2 in.