Bog Buddies High Cross

Bog Buddies High Cross

Regular price $46.95
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About this Piece

The wonderful "High Cross" is handmade in Ireland from real Irish bog and a very special gift with a distinctly Irish twist. Almost three hundred Irish High Crosses are known. The earliest crosses were probably made from timber. Stone crosses were carved from one or more blocks of stone and are noted for the ring - originally intended for support - that encircles the arms and shaft. The majority date from the ninth and tenth centuries.

Frame size: 10''x 7''.

About the Maker

The family business of Bog Buddies is based in the beautiful Midlands of Ireland and was established in 2009. Always getting inspired by new ideas, Bog Buddies creates new best sellers for their range every year, while suggestions and feedback are playing an imoportant role. Their philosophy is to develop really cool Irish gifts which are original and unique in their style. Bog Buddies is running the manufacturing end of their business from Athlone and their framing and customizing from The Claypipe Visitor Centre in the village of Knockcroghery in Co. Roscommon. They are also running their wholesale distribution from there. 

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