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Stone Lettering

Stone lettering, of great tradition in the AngloSaxon world, is another pending subject in our culture. Signs, plaques, coats of arms, headstones... But before cutting the stone with the chisel, homework hast to be done: design, layout, typography, art historyl message...

Commemorative plaque of the Siquia d'en Baster, ditch that provides water to medieval Palma.

Sign on a rustic stone, to be included in a drystone wall.

By Joan Pol.

Escola mixta de Tirasset memorial, that was created during the spanish wat to educate rural kids around Inca.

Slate stone lettering. "V" incised carving delivers a dimension to the stone that sandblasting is never going to produce.

Slate sandblasting.

Rolling stone lettering.

Motto onBinissalem stone. Saying árabe (l'arc no dorm mai / el arco no duerme jamás / The arch never sleeps/L'arco non dorme mai).

Old typography for a sundial.

Carving under construction:( In this ugly time, beauty is the only true protest).

Design on Santanyí stone.

Detail. "v" cut.

"V" cut " provides letters and numbers a deepness that enriches the design.

By Miguel Angel Sales.

Sandstone Monolith to the fallen at the Spanish war.

By Miguel Forteza.