Clutch of Chevrons (2008)

A chevron is a heraldic symbol, the kind of thing usually found on European coats of arms or family crests. During feudal times these family crests were on shields and banners. My ancestors came from England and had their own family crest. A chevron denoted a significant accomplishment of bravery, generally speaking. I think the meaning has more to it than that but after doing some research on the internet and reading all the conflicting opinions I came to the conclusion that no one really knows the remote origins of the chevron. Anyway, these piece has a lot of chevrons so I guess that's a lot of accomplishments. If you look at my artwork you will notice the one consistency is the lack of consistency. I try to make each piece different from all the others. With each piece I try something new and try to learn something in the ...

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A chevron is a heraldic symbol, the kind of thing usually found on European coats of arms or family crests. During feudal times these family crests were on shields and banners. My ancestors came from England and had their own family crest. A chevron denoted a significant accomplishment of bravery, generally speaking. I think the meaning has more to it than that but after doing some research on the internet and reading all the conflicting opinions I came to the conclusion that no one really knows the remote origins of the chevron. Anyway, these piece has a lot of chevrons so I guess that's a lot of accomplishments. If you look at my artwork you will notice the one consistency is the lack of consistency. I try to make each piece different from all the others. With each piece I try something new and try to learn something in the process making each piece a process of self discovery. See all the other items in my gallery.

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