Here you can view the process of making this beautiful sculpture and read the story and inspiration behind the design.
The making of a sculpture
"I have a thing about turtles" She wanted a sculpture for inside that incorporated her Mum and Dad included a turtle and celtic knot and in my style.
I warned her it might be "busy" - she didnt mind that.
So I designed a soft celtic knot onto the back of the turtle. A pasifika design representing her Samoan father, and a Thistle representing her Scottish mum. I didn't want a standard shape so imagined the turtle and everything else being swept along a current.
New Zealand Stone Carving Artist and Sculptor