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Making Welsh love spoons and other small carvings

Jack Elger

Making Welsh love spoons and other small carvings

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Published by Gwasg Pantycelyn in Caernarfon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood sculpture -- Wales.,
  • Love spoons -- Wales.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ. Elger.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16307622M
    ISBN 101903314526
    OCLC/WorldCa57640378


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See more ideas about Crafts, Wood and Wood carving pins. The love token tradition was particularly strong in maritime culture with sailors doing carving and scrimshaw work on wood and ivory. This was transformed in Wales in Victorian times at the same time as the advent of gift cards and love spoons became an item of commerce, produced for sale as a curio or memento.

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