Origins: Family is Best Carving
Few things are as emotionally powerful as the feelings associated with home and family. We thought (and hope) this piece will serve to reinforce those good feelings – and for many generations to come!
Thought to be a Burmese proverb, this phrase was so reminiscent of an Arts & Crafts motto that we decided to render it in that spirit. The lettering is of a distinctly Arts & Crafts style as is the simple ornament.
ABOUT THIS CARVING Full Inscribed Saying: The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne. - Chaucer Origins: You may know this maxim from its inscription on the famous copper fireplace hood in the...
ABOUT THIS CARVING Full Inscription: There is no place more delightful than one's own fireside. - Cicero Origins: Marcus Tullius Cicero’s great thought was taken from his Epistles in the original Latin and translated for...
Origins: Contentment Dwells Carving Full Inscription: "Contentment dwells with common folks, Who well their hours employ. Green fields about, blue sky above few sorrows and much joy." We traced this rhyme as far back as...
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