The Sun and Moon represent the Alpha and the Omega; a reference to Christ who is “the beginning and the end” in the Christian belief system. These celestial bodies also mark the beginning and end of each day, a metaphor for the brevity of human life. From the gravestone of Margaret Cole, who died March 9, 1792 and is buried in the Old Burial Ground in Sutton, Massachusetts.
The Gravestone Girls create decorative artwork using the beautiful and primitive images carved on 17th-21st century New England gravestones. Their work aims to entertain and educate on the historical perspective of old cemeteries by documenting and preserving the beautiful art they contain.
With your purchase you will receive a handy history reference card you can keep with your new art piece.