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The continuing cost-of-living crisis is having an impact on the funeral industry, with more and more people opting for direct cremations for their loved ones.
One of the most unique and mysterious aspects of stonemasonry is the concept of a mason’s mark, but what are they and why are they still seen in great works?
Although you may be overwhelmed by memorial stone choices after a loved one dies, the important thing is to design a stone that reflects their personality.
A long-awaited sculpture of Mary Wollstonecraft was unveiled on Newington Green, on the border between Islington and Hackney in London, on Tuesday 10 November after a decade of fundraising from grassroots campaign group Mary on the Green However, the sculpture, which depicts ‘The Mother of Feminism’, has caused division, with
Art historian Jennifer Alexander has discovered an 800-year-old self-portrait left by a stonemason inside the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in north-west Spain. The 11-inch-tall carving was found tucked away in a corner, 40 feet off the ground. Many a schoolchild has carved their initials into a desk to leave their
The outdoor areas of Wakefield’s popular Yorkshire Sculpture Park will be staying open during the second national lockdown that came into effect on 5 November. While most galleries and museums in the UK, including The Hepworth, National Coal Mining Museum, Nostell, Pontefract Castle and council-run museums in Wakefield and the
All sorts of different materials are used in stonemasonry and it depends on the particular project as to which stone is the most suitable. Stone is one of the oldest building materials available, easy to source, very durable and incredibly attractive once in place, but it’s important to choose the
A mini sculpture trail is to be installed in a Bristol shopping centre, that features popular characters from Wallace and Gromit, as well as other Aardman Animation creations. The BBC reports that 15 cultures of the characters, including Wallace, Gromit, Shaun the Sheep and Feathers McGraw will feature in the