Polka-Dot Cross

A whimsical title for a very traditional cross that is well suited for teaching children about the many aspects of Jesus’ life. In a folk tale, blind mice try to describe what they believe to be in the middle of the room as seen through their paws. One felt a trunk of a tree but it wasn’t. Another felt a fan but it wasn’t. Others felt a snake, a rope, a spear. From their perspective, each might have been right. If they were to look at the whole, they would have…

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Ribbon of Hope Cross

A PINK RIBBON is associated with the effort to find a cure for breast cancer. It is a ribbon of connectedness that ties us together in the spirit of hope. The word ‘Pink’ also calls to mind other words starting with the letter P including perseverance, precious life, perfect love. The wood of the ribbon is Pink Ivory from southern Africa. The wood of the cross is myrtle, given to me by a breast cancer survivor. Woods: Pink Ivory and Myrtle $40.00

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Spirit Cross

The cross itself is a classical style cross using two traditional symbols connected with the Holy Spirit: the descending dove and the nimbus. The open space was intentionally designed into the relationship between these two important symbols to emphasize how the dove and the nimbus are in a relationship with each other in the mystery of faith. Wood for Cross: cross – red oak Nimbus – dogwood Dove – myrtle $37.00

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Stole Cross

The stole of ministry is placed upon the shoulders to remind one of the ministries to which one is called. As the stole is draped around and upon the cross, it serves as a reminder that one ministers in the name of Jesus Christ. This is an appropriate gift for ordination or confirmation. Wood for the cross: Curly Maple or Iroko Stole: Satine (Red) $37.00 Special order for purple stole (purpleheart) or white stole (holly)

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Sunflower Cross

This hand-carved sunflower is a witness to deeper spiritual truths and practices: devotion, stewardship, service and the beauty of creation. The ten petals can be used as a counting tool to remember the Ten Commandments. The flower is set into myrtle, the Biblical wood of hope. Woods: Smyrtle and pau amarello Sizes Regular $37.00 USDLarge $50.00 USD

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Teacher’s Cross

The hummingbird is the Inca totem that represents the “messenger of God.” Teachers are God’s messengers. The carved hummingbird is set on a circle of Pau amarello from Peru. Wood for cross: Cherry Center Medallion: Pau amerello Hummingbird: Lignum Vitae (translated as ‘wood of life’) $37.00

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The Cross of the Immigrant

The Biblical imperative is the welcome the stranger –to love the alien. In the Gospels, it is written that people will come from east and west…. from north and south and sit at Table in the Kingdom of God. The life-line of this four looped Celtic Knot reaches out to the 4 corners of God’s Creation. The life-line intersects itself bringing people together in relationships that reveal the beauty of the Peaceable Kingdom. Unlike my other crosses, the central image is carved within the Cross thus making the vision of the…

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Treble Clef Cross

This cross affirms the Psalmist’s proclamation to “make a joyful noise unto the Lord.” This is the essence of the Christian call to bring the “Good News!” Wood for Cross: Maple Treble Clef: Purple Heart Sizes Regular $37.00 USDLarge $50.00 USD

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Tree of Life Cross

From the Biblical Garden of Eden to the children’s literary classic entitled The Giving Tree, the Tree of Life has played a central role in the spiritual journey of the faithful. This tree’s silhouette engages one to move from the intertwined roots to the sturdy trunk to the branches of the canopy. As the Spirit moves across the tree and the cross the prayer is that one will hear their story and Christ’s story blending into a witness of hope. Woods: Katalox, White Birch and Myrtle Regular size, $37.00 Large size,…

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Triquetra Cross

This cross uses the triquetra celtic infinity knot to celebrate the experience of the Trinity. This is a very concrete simple image that could be helpful in explaining the theology of the Trinity to a child.  The woods used in this cross are holly, quaparobo, and pau amerello. Sizes Regular $37.00 USDLarge $50.00 USD

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