WOODTURNING and wood sculpture by Irish woodturner and wood
sculptor Kieran Higgins. Each piece is a unique original work created
in native Irish hardwood or ancient bog timber that has lain undisturbed
beneath the peat for thousands of years.
finished products celebrate the quirkiness of the wood and its imperfections
as he works with the splits and rough edges of this naturally black
material. Lines are sometimes enhanced by the contemporary touch
of slender silver staples, or sterling silver barbed wire that holds
the piece together and provides additional texture on its surface."
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comes above all from the wood itself. Size, wood type, colour, grain,
imperfections, all help to decide the shape and form of the finished