Archive for the ‘Carrie’s News’ Category

10th Anniversary

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

The 22nd of November 2005 was the day Cat's Eye Carving was officially started. I had a small workshop space that I had been renting at Harts Barn in Longhope since March of that year but I finally decided to take the plunge just a few months later. I had been working for ...

Carving a passion flower

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

This is my latest carving,  inspired by my beautiful Passion Flower outside my workshop. I am carving it out of Portland limestone, the small chisel is a knarly old file that has been turned into a fine carving chisel perfect for this type of carving. The stone is less than 12inches long ...

The Worshipful Company of Masons

Sunday, November 1st, 2015

I am pleased to announce that I have been made a Yeoman mason of this historic institution. This title is in recognition of my service to Stonemasonry for organising my stonemasons festivals and raising money for charity. I was nominated back in May by the then Upper Warden Bill Gloyn who ...

Where is your stone from?

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

An interesting article has been written by Ecclesiastical Insurance the forerunners in insurance for historic buildings, churches, fine art etc. There has been an increase in theft from buildings of stone in the form of flags, architectural features, sculptures etc.  Click on this link to read their press release, there is ...


Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Hi everyone, I need some R&R so I will be closed from the 1st to the 15th September.