Two small family crests in black granite

coats of arms in black granite completed

-Click on the picture to see the details enlarged-

For a client I carved two small family crests in black granite. The design was provided by Dutch sculptor Gerard Overeem. These were two small coats of arms, one of which was a men's crest shield with three small eagles, and the other a female crest shield with a bunch of grapes. He had given me a little sketch and two detailed drawings of coats of arms, so I could start right away. I pasted a print on the stone and started from the beginning. Below is a gallery with the progress. It was all very small, mainly because of the tiny claws of the three eagles, but I managed. Click on a picture to see the larger version.

I have been carving more commissions for Gerard earlier, have a look here↑ for an overview of these projects.

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