KIMMEL GNOMES' Profile
"When beginning a sculpture I have an idea of what the Gnome will look like, but the Gnome never turns out the way I envision, and I'm always surprised by the mysterious characters that 'appear' out of the clay."
Our studio began when Candice brought her love of old world Garden Gnomes from her native country Wales to the gardens of the USA and the world.
Our Clay Gnomes are cast from rare 18th and 19th Century antique Gnomes and original works by Candice Kimmel. They are handmade using English Stoneware Pottery which has a beautiful quality and feel. It's a very strong type of pottery that is high fired in our Kiln to 2,232°F to make sure it holds up to weather, heat, cold, damp, and will last a long time.
Each Clay Gnome is made in our workshop and takes 1-2…
- Born on January 1
- Joined August 10, 2010