Thursday, October 22, 2009

Cailleach na Sióg

That's the title of my new Burl carving. "Cailleach na Siog" means "Old woman of the fairy mounds". A Banshee(bean si). Ancient and wise, foreseers of, among other things, death. Superstitious people in Ireland would dread the mourning wail of the Bean Si, for it foretold the death of someone nearby. This one's not wailing though, so don't worry. :D The Bean Si wail only happened to be one of the more popularized myths surrounding the Si, or 'fairies'. Their lore spans the realms of emotions and intuitions.


  1. This is so cool. Your work amazes me. You truly have a gift.

  2. lol i see somethings in that wood. btw i carve too nice work you have on this site