Welsh slate headstone

Welsh slate headstone Welsh slate is a wonderful medium for carving fine lettering.  I only use the best Welsh slate and will often travel to the quarry to select the slate personally. I love the simplicity of this particular headstone.  It is elegant and timeless and the perfect memorial to a young life. Each piece [...]

Hand carved slate headstone

Hand carved slate headstone This hand carved slate headstone has recently been installed.  I only use the very best quality slate which is selected personally at the quarry.  The tactile soft shape is painstakingly created from a rough piece of slate.  Each headstone and memorial stone I make has been individually designed to reflect the [...]

By |2018-03-06T17:52:41+00:00March 6th, 2018|hand carved lettering, headstone, Martin's Blog, memorials|0 Comments

Deep relief Welsh slate headstone

Deeply carved relief Welsh slate headstone Welsh slate headstone by Martin Cook This Welsh slate headstone has been deeply hand carved to create the effect of the tree in the foreground and the lettering sitting behind. The making of this piece was a lengthy process.  The Welsh slate had to be removed to [...]

By |2018-03-06T17:11:53+00:00March 6th, 2018|hand carved lettering, headstone, memorials|0 Comments

Hand carved Welsh slate headstone

Hand carved Welsh slate headstone Martin Cook has recently installed this beautiful hand carved Welsh slate headstone. The memorial was designed to include lettering on the front and back of the headstone.  Martin hand carved the daffodils on the head of the memorial.  All the carving on the Welsh slate headstone was done by hand [...]

By |2017-11-07T14:44:08+00:00November 7th, 2017|hand carved lettering, Martin's Blog|0 Comments
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