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Claddagh - Cast Paper - Irish Blessing - wedding gift - Celtic art - Ireland - love - anniversary - heart - knot - valentine's day

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Claddagh
an Irish favorite

The Claddagh is Ireland's most romantic tradition. The hands signify soul friendship, the heart true love and the crown eternal loyalty. The design is a wish for friendship and love to prevail.

The Claddagh Story is on the Back of each Piece.

Friends and family their love impart and Irish blessings in your heart.

The frame dimensions are 10" x 10"

Pairs with "Love Knot"
https://www.etsy.com/listing/202423175/mini-celtic-love-knot-cast-paper-celtic

Paper Casting
Paper casting is to me the perfect medium. It allows me use almost every skill set. A typical piece begins as a drawing or two. Then I sculpt it in wax. This is a long refining process and often the image sculpted is far different that the drawing. Then I build a dam around the wax and pour a rubber mold directly off the surface. A casting is made by pressing wet cotton pulp into the mold and extracting the water. Then I finish the surface.
While every piece that emerges from the mold is about the same, no two are really painted the same. Maybe I would if I could, but the painting process is always in flux. I am always experimenting with ways of mixing colors or washes and hard edge or new pigments. I send about 75% of my time with the painted finishes.

About Mat Options
All Mats are acid free and this work includes the mat of your choice. See the pictures above to select your mat. Your piece will be painted to best match your mat.

Matted Only
Just the acid free mats - No Frame.

Black Frames are matte black anodized aluminum frames.
Claddagh
an Irish favorite

The Claddagh is Ireland's most romantic tradition. The hands signify soul friendship, the heart true love and the crown eternal loyalty. The design is a wish for friendship and love to prevail.

The Claddagh Story is on the Back of each Piece.

Friends and family their love impart and Irish blessings in your heart.

The frame dimensions are 10" x 10"

Pairs with "Love Knot"
https://www.etsy.com/listing/202423175/mini-celtic-love-knot-cast-paper-celtic

Paper Casting
Paper casting is to me the perfect medium. It allows me use almost every skill set. A typical piece begins as a drawing or two. Then I sculpt it in wax. This is a long refining process and often the image sculpted is far different that the drawing. Then I build a dam around the wax and pour a rubber mold directly off the surface. A casting is made by pressing wet cotton pulp into the mold and extracting the water. Then I finish the surface.
While every piece that emerges from the mold is about the same, no two are really painted the same. Maybe I would if I could, but the painting process is always in flux. I am always experimenting with ways of mixing colors or washes and hard edge or new pigments. I send about 75% of my time with the painted finishes.

About Mat Options
All Mats are acid free and this work includes the mat of your choice. See the pictures above to select your mat. Your piece will be painted to best match your mat.

Matted Only
Just the acid free mats - No Frame.

Black Frames are matte black anodized aluminum frames.

Reviews

5 out of 5 stars
(180)
Reviewed by lcahern
5 out of 5 stars
Aug 23, 2017
Exactly what I wanted! It's truly a beautiful piece of art and the I matting is perfect.
Claddagh - Cast Paper - Irish Blessing - wedding gift - Celtic art - Ireland - love - anniversary - heart - knot - valentine's day

Reviewed by samsep88
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 20, 2018
I accidentally ordered the incorrect piece and Robert was responsive and helpful. He let me substitute out my original order for 2 of the same thing (which I REALLY appreciated).

Robert has an amazing online shop that is very user friendly. It was easy to order and it shipped almost immediately!

He packages his work very carefully and it arrived fully intact and ready to hang. We absolutely love your work!
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Reviewed by samsep88
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 20, 2018
I accidentally ordered the incorrect piece and Robert was responsive and helpful. He let me substitute out my original order for 2 of the same thing (which I REALLY appreciated).

Robert has an amazing online shop that is very user friendly. It was easy to order and it shipped almost immediately!

He packages his work very carefully and it arrived fully intact and ready to hang. We absolutely love your work!
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I guarantee complete satisfaction on every piece. In the rare event that something is not satisfactory please contact me and I will exchange or refund. I can only refund to the original purchaser, I will only exchange items received as gifts.

Shipping policies

All Order is the continental U.S. placed by 12/17 should arrive in time for Christmas.
Each piece is hand made, hand-painted and there is a only 1 to 2 molds for each piece. These are not mass produced!! Please allow up to 7 days to ship, however in most cases items do ship in less than 3 days. If you need the item by a certain date please let me know and I will do everything I can to accommodate.

Claddagh - Cast Paper - Irish Blessing - wedding gift - Celtic art - Ireland - love - anniversary - heart - knot - valentine's day

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: Cotton Paper, Acrylic Paint
  • Made to order
  • Feedback: 180 reviews
  • Favorited by: 48 people
  • Gift message available

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