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“Sanctuary” Celtic Cross

This is a contemporary sculpture based on the styles and designs of dark age and medieval Celtic & Pictish High Crosses. “Sanctuary” Cross is a design known as a “Wheel” cross due to the round design of the cross. It sits atop a wide shaft that hes minimal decoration so that the focus is brought to the cross design.

The Celtic Cross is widely used as a Christian symbol since the 4th Century and has its origins with early Pagan Celts who used similar designs to create “Sun Crosses”. Later ascribed Christian meaning by Missionaries in order to convert the Celts to Christianity. The cross can also be thought of as a meeting place of Divine energies. At the centre of the cross is a symbol, known as the touchstone where the spiritual energy is concentrated.

High Crosses were originally erected to mark a Holy or religious place such as a church. Some may have marked boundaries and crossroads. Outdoor religious ceremonies were also likely to have been celebrated around these “Preaching Crosses”

The cross symbol is thought to be a meeting place and recepticle for divine energies. This sculpture carries the spirit of the Celtic craftsmen and embodies the virtues of the cross.

Cold cast bronze reproduction of Stuart Fellowes’ original sculpture.

H=250mm W=95mm

C12 Sanctuary Celtic Cross

£ 16.00

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