MEANING: Combined symbols of mysticism, the 5 pointed Star within the 6 pointed Star, appeals to those of Jewish roots who find themselves embracing the old Druidic faith - Jewish American Pagans. This is Cooper’s Kabbalistic Star.
PENTACLE: A Pentacle is an encircled pentagram. It contains and protects. The circle symbolizes the eternal cyclic nature of life. As it touches each point, it demonstrates the connectedness of all the elements; Spirit, Earth, Air, Water and Fire. A symbol of the holistic relationship between Human Spirituality and the Physical Universe.
STAR OF DAVID: Also called the Shield of David or the Magen David, is a recognized symbol of Jewish identity and Judaism.
Being an ancient symbol, it has appeared in other cultures over the eons. In Hinduism, the six-pointed star from two interlocking triangles is known as the Shatkona and is part of the symbology for the Heart Chakra.
And as symbols are in the eye of the beholder… we’ve had customers at our Texas shows declare this is the Jewish Texan Star… so there you go, another symbol is born!
SIZE: 11 Inches high by 9.5 inches wide.
Our carvings are single pieces of western red cedar, designed and carved to be wall hangings. Each carving begins as a 1 X 12 inch cedar board. While we use power tools (Scroll Saw, Rotary shaft Tool, handheld detail sanders etc.), we use no laser’s, CNC machines or computer operated cutting machines. All work is done with our hands and eyes…
We cut the 2 dimensional blanks with scroll and jig saws (double-sized custom orders have to be cut with jigsaw). Carving is done with rotary shaft tools and disc grinders. The 80 grit sanding is the final phase of the carving process, removing the nicks and gouges from the carving tools, and finishes the shaping of the weave. The next 2 sandings with 120 then 220 grit finishes the smoothing and polishing. They are finished with Clear Danish Oil to seal the piece, bringing out the grain and the color.