Mary Doherty's Blog (4)

Creating the Bogwood Sculpture

One of the features of the landscape is the extensive bogland, which nature was indeed very generous in allocating to the Inishowen Peninsula of Co Donegal. The presence of these tree remains, found in the course of cutting turf, is evidence of the existence in the remote past of great forests of Fir and Oak. It is also this bogland that gives Mary the…

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Added by Mary Doherty on May 10, 2015 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Bogwood Necklaces

These are our latest range of celtic inspired bogwood necklaces.

http://www.inishowenbogwoodsculptures.com/jewellery

Added by Mary Doherty on May 9, 2015 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Inishowen, Bogs and Bogwood

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Added by Mary Doherty on May 6, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Inishowen Bogwood Sculptures - Some History of Bogwood

Ancient Ireland had many forested areas and when felled the roots remained.  Those sites are mainly the boglands of today.

The bogwood was easiest detected in these bogs in the early morning as it was known that the morning dew didn’t rest on the section of the…

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Added by Mary Doherty on May 4, 2015 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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