Spruce from the Mission of St. James in Hockley, Ontario
These are special chargers made from two spruce trees that were taken down at the site of the Mission of St. James in Hockley, Ontario. Enough material was collected for about 22 chargers. To date, 14 chargers have been made.
Every charger has the story of the Mission of St. James and the spruce trees. Each charger has been named for the one or more of the Reverends who had St. James as part of their parish.
One charger was named for the two bishops that played key roles in the Mission. The piece was named "Alpha & Omega" for Bishop Sweatman who consecrated the church and for Bishop Elliott who de-consecrated it 117 years later. This charger was donated to the Anglican Archives in Toronto, Ontario.
Size: approximately 13 1/2" in diameter x 1 1/4" deep.
- Jim's studio, approximately 8 blanks to be turned.