Old World carving techniques & symbols
Old World carving focuses on the woodcarvings of the earlier cultures. It will encompass topics such as:
A. The history and evolution of woodcarving.
B. Wood carvings and their relationship to Old World ceremony & traditions.
C. Symbols & their meanings.
D. Various customs tied to wooden items from different regions.
E. Tools used to create wood carvings and how they were used.
This group is for the in-depth researcher who understands that there are many symbols and customs imbedded in carvings that are from many diverse cultures.