Wild Goose Studio Cead Mile Failte with Shamrocks
Wild Goose Studio
Bronze gifts from Ireland. Hand cast in Kinsale, Co. Cork.
Q. How are the Studio's designs made?
A. All our work is handmade by skilled craft-workers using a cold cast method. Each piece has a shell of pure cast iron or bronze backed by a resin and ceramic core. Any variations in finish are part of its appeal.
Cead Mile Failte with Shamrocks Bronze Wall Plaque
From an original stone carving by Tom Little
Cast by hand in Kinsale
Made in Ireland by The Wild Goose Studio, Kinsale, Co. Cork
6.5" x 4.5". Bronze. Ready to hang.
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Back of plaque reads:
The wild goose studio
The traditional Gaelic greeting which means
The Celts respect the significance of the welcome as a threshold or rite of passage. Among Celts there is a wide recognition of the significance of chance meetings and random events (synchronicities), with a renowned openness to new experiences, opportunities and people. Characterized by the expansive and generous nature of this phrase "cead mile failte".
"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive."
Labels on the back
Labels on the back of each piece give detailed information on its origin and its significance in myth and symbol.
A part of history.. a part of us.. the root of the creations
Since its foundation in 1969, Wild Goose Studio has sought its inspiration in Ireland's history, poetry and mythology.
From the beginning, a group of skilled craft-workers in Kinsale, Co. Cork has maintained the tradition of high quality as the range of images has grown. The early experimental spirit of Brian Scott-McCarthy and Kathleen Smyth remains to this day as Wild Goose broadens its horizons and expands its offering of award-winning gifts for friends, family and for you.