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'Beard Pullers' Blank Greetings card

'Beard Pullers' Blank Greetings card
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6" square, celtic design, blank card.
Handprinted from handmade linocut, using oil-based inks.
Comes with matching envelope and sealed in cello bag.
Available in 2 colourways :- black on pale ivory craft card OR black on manila craft card.
Each card is hand printed and may vary with each print.

Please note that copyright of image or print does not transfer with purchase.

Posting within UK only at present


Some years ago, we spent a fortnight, camping on the Black Isle. Regular visits to the Groam House museum, as well as various Celtic and Pictish sites, instilled a great interest in celtic art. Originally I painted this image on a large square canvas, and wondered how it would look on a smaller scale. It also gave me a new insight into linocutting techniques. The skills of craftsmen from the distant past are still as astonishing today.

The significance of the Beard pullers, is still a mystery, with different interpretations, in different cultures. I believe they appeared mainly in Ireland and in such documents as the Book of Kells. The interlacing images are incredibly difficult to recreate, as you have to make sure you get the 'unders' and 'overs' in the right place.

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