Poor Frank Raw

Headstones, churchyards, taphophilia and letter carving

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You can own a piece of hand-carved lettering by Frank Raw. If you would like to have one of the pieces shown here, just drop me an email and it can be with you in a couple of days. UK shipping only I'm afraid.

NEWS: I am having an operation on my hand on 21/12, which will cramp my style for a while. I won't be able to carve any new pieces until the new year. Also, I will be out of the UK for the first three weeks of 2018 so all orders are on hold until I get back. This is tragic, but I will announce my return to carving here when it happens. Frank.

Work For Sale

Alphabet Bookends

Any letter(s) you like. Hand carved Roman letters on Nabresina limestone.

Each one is 10 x 10 x 5 cms, 1.3 kilos. £35 each plus shipping. You provide your own books.

Hope

Sometimes hope is worth having around. One of my favourite Spanish words is the word for hope - esperanza. Hopton Wood limestone.

This piece stands on its own, and is 37 x 8 x 3 cms, 2 kilos. £170 plus shipping.

Memento Mori Circle

Memento mori is Latin for 'remember you will die'. Yes, I know, chirpy and upbeat. It is commonly seen on headstones and memorials and encourages the reader to get right with God for you know not the hour of your death. Aurisina limestone.

This piece hangs on the wall, and is 20 x 20 x 2.5 cms, 2.5 kilos. £140 plus shipping.

Memento Mori Long

Memento mori is Latin for 'remember you will die'. Yes, I know, chirpy and upbeat. It is commonly seen on headstones and memorials and encourages the reader to get right with God for you know not the hour of your death. Nabresina limestone.

This piece stands on its own, and is 55 x 7.5 x 5 cms, 5.5 kilos. £170 plus shipping.

Nothing

Nothing is set in stone... Nabresina limestone. This piece stands on its own, and is around 56 x 7.5 x 5 cms, 5.5 kilos. £160 plus shipping.

Swearing

I'm sorry, my mother would be so ashamed, but I swear - in stone. Arse has been the most popular and I usually have a couple of variations in stock (see below). Other swears can be carved, no words too obscene. Email me if you really need some heavy cursing.

Gothic Arse

This arse is deeply carved in gothic blackletter on Hopton Wood limestone from Derbyshire. This sleek, dignified arse stands on its own bottom, and is around 30 x 9 x 4 cms, 2.75 kilos. £180 plus shipping.

Lombardic Arse

Carved in Lombardic capitals on white marble. This 12th century style arse stands on its own, and is around 30 x 9 x 4 cms, 2.75 kilos. £160 plus shipping.

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