Celtic Peace Knot- Peace and Unity of Heart Mind and Spirit

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MEANING: Within this most intricate of designs, you have a single strand Triquetra, the Trinity most center with a Circle at the tips binding each aspect together, contained and within, weaving all together as one.  The outermost Trinity is a double strand bringing in, passing thru and spinning outward again, weaving through that infinite circle, giving structure of the inner unity to the outward energetic world.  Peace and unity of the inner Heart, Mind and Spirit reflected outward into the larger world.  As within, so without.

Meditating on this symbol could create a condition of tranquility leading to balanced, harmonized emotions allowing for a calm state of observation and action (as opposed to panic and re-action).  When this state exists within, one can remain serene and self-possessed moving gracefully through all of life’s challenges.

This is the most intense piece that Coop carves. In the beginning, he may have gotten one out of 4 done correctly.  He has forgotten outer loops, the inner Trinity, he has drilled holes in the wrong place, cut through the wrong line.  And that is just the drawing up and cutting...let’s not talk about the carving and sanding!  And depending on the sanding, sometimes too much of Coop’s definition will be lost trying to get the tool marks out...so, on occasion, Katrina will wood burn the separating line of the double strands.

THE CARVING:

My Carvings are single pieces of western red cedar, designed and carved to be wall hangings.  Each piece is finished with a blend of clear oils that brings out the natural color of the wood.  For more information on the process of creation, please see my profile.

 

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.