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Artist creates stunning figurines using avocado pips
Inspired by Celtic folklore, Jan Campbell creates beautiful pieces of artwork using only avocado pips (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
Inspired by Celtic folklore, Jan Campbell creates beautiful pieces of artwork using only avocado pips (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
Jan Campbell excels in creating intricate figurines out of avocado pips or stones (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
Jan Campbell excels in creating intricate figurines out of avocado pips or stones (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
The Irish artist says this is Dáire the oak spirit (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
The Irish artist says this is Dáire the oak spirit (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
"I found Dagda and his magic harp inside an avocado stone when the Dagda played his harp he could make anyone who heard it giggle with joy, cry with sorrow, or fall instantly into the softest sleep. The playing of his harp made the seasons come in the correct order," writes the artist on her Facebook page (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
"I found Dagda and his magic harp inside an avocado stone when the Dagda played his harp he could make anyone who heard it giggle with joy, cry with sorrow, or fall instantly into the softest sleep. The playing of his harp made the seasons come in the correct order," writes the artist on her Facebook page (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
Jan places her creation back in the avocado, terming it 'back in the womb' (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
Jan places her creation back in the avocado, terming it 'back in the womb' (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
The forest guardians and dwellers Fiachra, Conn, Iarla Rua, Réidín and Vanaprastha (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
The forest guardians and dwellers Fiachra, Conn, Iarla Rua, Réidín and Vanaprastha (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
"Amairgen in bronze... I named him after a poet who lived in ancient Ireland. He was said to be a shape-shifter and could take on various natural forms including a stag, hawk, boar, salmon, the wind and water," the artist writes (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
"Amairgen in bronze... I named him after a poet who lived in ancient Ireland. He was said to be a shape-shifter and could take on various natural forms including a stag, hawk, boar, salmon, the wind and water," the artist writes (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
A priestess standing amongst her precious things: a hag stone, rose petals, sea shells, lichen and moss (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
A priestess standing amongst her precious things: a hag stone, rose petals, sea shells, lichen and moss (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
The artist explains that the figurine is Sheela na Gig, who, according to folklore, were known in olden times as 'birthing stones' and were loaned out to women in labour (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
The artist explains that the figurine is Sheela na Gig, who, according to folklore, were known in olden times as 'birthing stones' and were loaned out to women in labour (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
Fionn the forest listener (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)
Fionn the forest listener (Photo: Facebook/ Jan Campbell, Avocado Stone Faces)