Dagda Celtic Keepsake Urn
was the 'Good God' of Earth, knowledge, abundance, and healing. Dagda was called the good god by the Celts and is one of the most prominent gods and greatest leaders he was a master of magic, fearsome warrior and a skilled artisan. His possessions were meant to include an abundant pot of food, a weapon that could slay and bring back to life those he killed and a magical harp that could summon the seasons. His main temple was supposed to be at Bru Na Boinne (Newgrange
The Burr elm Celtic Irish cremation Urn for Ashes is set lower on beautifully steamed and scorched Ash tree legs. The bowl has been carved by woodturning, a delicate technique is required to deliver such fine detail to bring out the natural beauty of the wood. The Urn bowl is held in place by 6 ebony pins and topped with a Celtic warrior shield and further enhanced by a golden rivet. Dagda was the 'Good God' of Earth, knowledge, abundance, and healing.
The color of each piece is enhanced by oiling multiple times to really bring out the natural grain and depth of color and some elements of his work allow him to use a scorched timer or bleached wood to further enhance his creations.
Our artisan carefully selects and drys his own wood as Seamus insists on taking responsibility for the quality of each piece from tree to its final home.
Seamus creates bespoke keepsakes Urns and full-size urns using his decades of experience and mastery of wood.
His Urns highlight the beauty of each piece of wood and the fine workmanship can be seen in each object's texture taking hundreds of hours of craftsmanship.
The Urns for Human ashes are very different in both size and shape and we will ensure that they are transported in the appropriate packaging to minimize any risk of damage.