Nancy Denmark, Jewelry Artist
BREAD OF THE WORLD, WINE OF THE SOUL WALL CROSSFILLED WITH THE SPIRIT 
WALL CROSSSOLD MARKER 
ALL ITEMS FOLLOWING HAVE SOLDSPIRIT IN MOTION WALL CROSS (ster)SPIRIT IN MOTION WALL CROSSSPIRIT IN MOTION CEDAR WALL CROSSONE IN THE SPIRIT CEDAR WALL CROSSONE IN THE SPIRIT ON MESQUITE WALL CROSSONE LORD, ONE FAITH, ONE BAPTISM SEASHELL SYMBOL ON CEDAR CROSSSPIRIT IN MOTION ON CEDAR CROSS #1FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT STERLING DOVE ON CEDAR CROSSSPIRIT IN MOTION CEDAR WALL CROSSSPIRIT IN MOTION ON CEDAR CROSS #2SPIRIT FLOW ON CEDAR CROSSSPIRIT FLOW MESQUITE WALL CROSS BE YE TRANSFORMED
BUTTERFLY ON MESQUITE CROSSFEED MY SHEEP ON COCOBOLO WOOD CROSSLILY QUATREFOIL ON CEDAR CROSSSTERLING MESSENGER OF PEACE 
ON CEDAR CROSS
FULL VIEWSTERLING MESSENGER OF PEACE 
ON CEDAR CROSS 
CLOSE UP VIEW3 CEDAR CROSSES WITH STERLING SYMBOLSFEED MY SHEEP QUATREFOIL SYMBOL ON MESQUITE CROSSBREAD OF THE WORLD, WINE OF THE SOUL POLYMER CLAY SYMBOL ON MESQUITE CROSSSPIRIT IN MOTION CEDAR WALL CROSSTHE SPIRIT IN MOTION IN CEDAR CROSSSPIRIT IN MOTION ON CEDAR CROSSENGRAVED CEDAR CROSS WITH STERLING PEACE OF THE LORD HOLY SPIRIT ALIGHT IN MY HEART STERLING DOVE ON CEDAR CROSS4 CEDAR CROSSES WITH 
POLYMER CLAY SYMBOLSFILLED WITH THE SPIRIT POLYMER CLAY SYMBOL IN CEDAR CROSS
FULL VIEWFILLED WITH THE SPIRIT POLYMER CLAY SYMBOL IN CEDAR CROSS
CLOSE UP VIEWHEART ABLAZE POLYMER CLAY SYMBOL ON CEDAR CROSS 
FULL VIEWBREAD OF THE WORLD, WINE OF THE SOUL POLYMER CLAY SYMBOL ON CEDAR CROSS FULL VIEWBREAD OF THE WORLD, WINE OF THE SOUL POLYMER CLAY SYMBOL ON CEDAR CROSS CLOSE UP VIEWTHE SPIRIT IN MOTION DOVE ON CEDAR FULL VIEW (SOLD)THE SPIRIT IN MOTION DOVE ON CEDAR CLOSE UP VIEW (SOLD)ONE LORD, ONE FAITH, ONE BAPTISM SEASHELL SYMBOL ON WALNUT CROSSONE LORD ONE FAITH ONE BAPTISM #3ONE LORD, ONE FAITH, ONE BAPTISM 
POLYMER CLAY SHELL ON MESQUITE 
CROSS CLOSE UP VIEWONE LORD, ONE FAITH, ONE BAPTISM 
POLYMER CLAY SHELL ON MESQUITE 
CROSS FULL VIEWONE LORD ONE FAITH ONE BAPTISM #2ONE IN THE SPIRIT ON MESQUITE CROSSONE IN THE SPIRIT 
POLYMER CLAY ON CEDAR CROSS FULL VIEWONE IN THE SPIRIT POLYMER CLAY SYMBOL ON CEDAR CROSS 
CLOSE UP VIEWGOOD SHEPHERD BUDDED CROSS 
POLYMER CLAY ON PINE CROSS
CLOSE UP VIEWGOOD SHEPHERD BUDDED CROSS 
POLYMER CLAY ON PINE CROSS
FULL VIEWGOOD SHEPHERD BUDDED CROSS 
POLYMER CLAY ON PINE CROSS
CLOSE UP VIEW4 CROSSES WITH STERLING SYMBOLSTHE PEACE OF THE LORD ON CEDARFILLED WITH THE SPIRIT IN CEDAR CROSSFILLED WITH THE SPIRIT ON MESQUITEFILLED WITH THE SPIRIT ON MESQUITEFILLED WITH THE SPIRIT ON MESQUITESTERLING SPIRIT WIND BENEATH MY WINGS BUTTERFLY ON CEDAR CROSS 
FULL VIEWSTERLING SPIRIT WIND BENEATH MY WINGS BUTTERFLY ON CEDAR CROSS 
CLOSE UP VIEWSTERLING FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT 
ON CEDAR 
FULL VIEWSTERLING FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT
ON CEDAR CROSS 
CLOSE UP VIEWSTERLING FILLED WITH THE SPIRIT
ON CEDAR CROSS 
CLOSE UP VIEWTHE SPIRIT IN MOTION 3THE SPIRIT IN MOTION 3 CLOSE UPFIRE CROSS (SOLD)FIRE CROSS CLOSE UP (SOLD)THE SPIRIT IN MOTION #2THE SPIRIT IN MOTION #2 CLOSE UPTHE SPIRIT IN MOTION ON CEDAR CROSS 1THE SPIRIT IN MOTION STERLING ON CEDARTHE SPIRIT IN MOTION WITH WRITTEN REFLECTION
WOOD CROSSES WITH SYMBOLS

I have added click through PAYPAL price links to this gallery. The purple price links include shipping costs and can be found on the full image of each item available for purchase. Click each image to view prices, details, and symbolism.

This gallery shows the collaborative pieces I have made with wood artist Margaret Bailey. Those currently available for purchase are shown first in the gallery before the teal "SOLD" marker. Ones following the "SOLD" marker are no longer available but shown as examples for custom orders.

While these crosses are each unique and one of a kind, we continue offering different versions as we find pieces that marry well together. We invite customers to choose a cross from Margaret and one of my symbol jewelry designs and let us combine it for you. Most symbol designs may be made of polymer clay or sterling silver. Many times, the collaborative experience of the customer working with us has led us in new unexpected directions. A customer may also choose one of my symbol designs and let me choose a wood cross that suits the design. Approval by emailed photo is usually an option before final commitment to the special order piece.

The reflection below was written by Mel Ahlborn to accompany the first Spirit In Motion sterling on cedar cross featured on The Episcopal Cafe website. The reflection captures the spirit of all these collaborative pieces we have created.

God's Unknowableness

This work of art is titled 'The Spirit in Motion', and upon close examination we can see that it does a fine job of illustrating both the immanence and the transcendence of God.

Put simply, the concept of God as immanent speaks to the God of our intellectual and sensory understanding, and addresses those aspects of God that we as humans are able to discern and comprehend. Motion, the moving through time and space, is a quality that we are able to recognize, understand, and even reproduce with a fair amount of ease. The artists' use of 'Motion' in this piece suggests God's energies moving throughout the earth, evoking a clear understanding of God as immanent in the world.

God is both knowable and unknowable, and there are aspects and qualities of God that we are not able to assess, measure, or even describe. God's unknowableness can be thought of as the 'transcendence' of God, the 'transcendent' God, the ephemeral God of our faith beyond our human understanding. The artists' inclusion of 'Spirit' depicts the transcendence of God, through the use of a symbol for Spirit, the dove.

With this idea in mind that God is both knowable and unknowable, we can view art with room for faith to grow. God is both immanently present in our daily and at the same time is transcendently present. Art can assist us in cultivating a wholesome awareness of both.
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