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Congratulations to the Winner of of Latest Free Lucky Draw Competition!
Elaine Dugdale won one of Joe Caudwell’s Pebble Tribe Carvings (as featured in Issue 39 of Indie Shaman magazine).
“Living by the sea, it’s here that I find the raw materials for my art; whether it’s driftwood that I’ll use for making didgeridoos and flutes or stones and pebbles that I’ll carve into pendants. I love the way that each pebble that I find on the shoreline is so unique, shaped by the tides and the surf. As time has passed I have felt inclined to carve more spiral and labyrinth based designs. Spirals and labyrinths are such ancient and natural symbols that hold powerful significance in shamanic traditions and beliefs. The only tool I use is a very sharp scalpel. Locally found red ochre is then painted onto the finished piece, any excess pigment is wiped off, helping to define all of the recessed areas of the carving and accentuating its form and details. Shaped by natural forces, I let the individual stone and the moment guide me in what I carve.” Joe Caudwell.
For more information on Joe Caudwell’s Pebble Tribe please visit https://www.facebook.com/PebbleTribe1/ .