Origins: Translated from the ancient Latin salutation, Pax Vobiscum, we think the lettering beautifully supports the sentiment and our carving will be cherished by anyone wishing to spread the hope of peace.
Finding both a beautiful and meaningful letterform to pair with this simple, but extraordinarily powerful sentiment took us considerable time. However, we hope you’ll agree the final result made the effort worthwhile. Our search ended with a blackletter form inspired the typeface Johannes Gutenberg used in 1452 to print the famous Gutenberg Bible, the first book ever printed using movable type.
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: All the greatest things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: Freedom; Justice; Honour; Duty; Mercy; Hope. - Churchill Origins: Among the great orators of all...
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...
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