Raven Armoury is a small company set in the heart of the Essex countryside. Over the past three decades they have forged an enviable reputation for fine quality, hand-made swords. During this time Simon Fearnhamm, the founder of Raven Armoury, has also become renowned for his sculpture work, mostly involving skeletons and bones.

SKELEMENTAL represents the sculpture aspect of Raven Armoury. Working with his sons, Robin, Thomas and Maxim, Simon creates skulls and skeletons in all manner of sizes and poses, some are original works of art and others are produced as small limited editions. Each piece is carefully sculpted in wax then lost-wax cast into steel, bronze or silver.

The sculptures shown here illustrate a few examples of their work, they also regularly undertake made to order commissions. Please contact Simon with the details if you have a particular project in mind, you can email ravenarmoury@btconnect.com or call the Raven Armoury Forge and Gallery on 01371 870486

Their Thaxted Gallery is open Mondays to Fridays 10am to 6pm, at weekends and other times by appointment. Simon is often to be found forging very late into the night so evening visits are not usually a problem. Gallery and postal address: Raven Armoury, Handleys Farm, Dunmow Road, Thaxted, Essex, England. CM6 2NX.

Warming hands Warming hands
Price: £375.00 (450.00 inc VAT)
Skull Candlestick Skull Candlestick
Price: £1,200.00 (1,440.00 inc VAT)
Jimmy Jimmy
Price: £375.00 (450.00 inc VAT)
Dexter Dexter
Price: £660.00 (792.00 inc VAT)
Stuck in the Middle Stuck in the Middle
Price: £975.00 (1,170.00 inc VAT)
Human Skull Bronze Human Skull Bronze
Price: £1,200.00 (1,440.00 inc VAT)