Hands of Stone

Hands of Stone Hand Carved Slate 71 cm x 40.5 cm

Hands of Stone
Hand Carved Slate
71 cm x 40.5 cm


I am a big fan of boxing and a good amateur during my teenage years. My three favorite champions are Mohammad Ali, Roberto DuranSugar Ray Leonard.

Today’s piece is called “Hands of Stone” after Roberto Duran, his nickname being “Hands of Stone”. I know he was a controversial character but one of his most famous quotes “I would rather be a hammer than a nail” – I think is brilliant.

There is a movie coming out soon of his life story & I am looking forward to seeing it.

I can tell you that to carve these slates I needed “Hands of Stone” myself !

Hope you like, Thanks  🙂

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10 Responses to Hands of Stone

  1. Rebecca Eve Grant says:

    It’s great than even with your illness you can still hand-carve these gorgeous slates 🙂 keep up the work, there’s some lovely art going on.

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