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  • Celtic Bird Plaque.
  • Celtic Bird Plaque made from a textured stoneware clay, coloured glazes and oxide.

Celtic Bird Plaque

€26.09

Product Description

Irish ceramic plaque

 

Celtic Bird Plaque

The Celtic Bird plaque is handmade at the foothills of the Sperrin mountains in Ireland. It is made from a

textured stoneware clay and finished with various coloured glazes and rich metallic oxide.

A piece of hessian string is attached to hang the plaque.

 

Handmade

Local ceramic artist, Michelle Butler, uses a handmade mould to press the plaque from. 

Each piece is pressed, finished, dried, biscuit fired, glazed and finally fired again to 1230 degrees centigrade.

 

Celtic Bird

The Celtic Bird plaque is based on the heron, crane or stork which feature very commonly in celtic art.

During the celtic christain period the stork was recognised as the sacred bird of St. Columba.

It was associated with  life and featured prominently in the ancient manuscripts.

The heron, because it mated for life was often used on celtic wedding bands.

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