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Circular headstone epitaph

Circular lettering for a headstone epitaph.

Headstone epitaph
Epitaph on slate headstone

This headstone epitaph was carved in a circle with no obvious beginning or end, in a continuous rhythm which echoes the content of the inscription. The letters were carved in slate and painted with a light wash to mimic the natural cut surface of the slate.

double headstone pair in slate
double headstone in slate
Fergus W
Written by

Fergus Wessel

Designer and letter-carver

Fergus created Stoneletters Studio in 2003, after training at the Kindersley Workshop. He is a member of the prestigious Master Carver's Association.