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Hand Carved Marble Religious Statues

20 Nov 2012

Posted by Joseph Coupal

Egan’s Church Furnishings was engaged by St. Charles Borromeo Church in Meredith, NH to draw and carve a marble statue of St. Charles Borromeo as he looked in real life. St. Charles Borremeo, also known as San Carlos Borromeo, pictured here, is being carved in solid Carrara marble, using the same marble quarries used by famous sculptors for hundreds of years in Carrara, Italy.   

One of the artists from Egan’s Church Furnishings and Restorations sketched a design of San Carlos Borromeo emphasizing his distinct Roman facial features.  Small details like the lace garments were incorporated in the drawing as requested by the donor and Pastor.  Ten weeks ago a final drawing was approved and sent to our artist in Italy.

The donor and Pastor have been kept abreast of each stage of the process including review and approval of the final drawing; review and approval of the pictures of the rough cut and final approval of the completed marble statue prior to crating and shipping.  St. Charles Borromeo Church is expecting delivery of their new hand carved religious statue by mid December 2012.

Call Egan’s Church Furnishings and Restorations for competitively priced, custom carved, marble and wood religious statues, carved by generations of the finest Italian religious sculptors in the world.

Happy Thanks Giving from Jim & Bob Egan

Demetz Studios Sale- Wooden or Fiberglass Statues, Nativity Scenes, and Stations of The Cross

10 Aug 2012

Posted by Joseph Coupal

Does your church, chapel or university need new wood carved or fiberglass religious statues? If so, right now Egan’s Church Furnishings and Restoration is having a 20% Off sale on all Demtez Studio statues list prices.

This special 20% off sale applies to all the standard wood carved statues and fiberglass statues as well as nativity scenes. If you need custom sizes and custom models we can do that too. These are not included in sale, however we know that we have the best prices in the industry.
 
Get ready for the busier season as your parishioners return from summer vacation. We hate to rush the time away, but before you know it, the holiday season will be here! Order now and get 20% off Demetz Nativity figures. We’ll have them to you to enjoy in your church for Christmas.
 
Here you can see our Demtez wall cross at St. George Church, St. George, UT  and our Demetz 60" Nativity figures at Our Lady Help of Christian Church, Newton, MA.

Contact us for more information, the sale ends September 30th. If you don’t see the statue you want listed on our site, contact us, we have it.


Custom Created Religious Statues for Your Church or Institution

11 May 2012

Posted by Joseph Coupal

Egan’s Church Furnishings and Restorations is your best and most complete solution for new custom designed religious statues.

Take a look at the photos of a new custom designed 72" St. Francis Xavier solid Carrara marble statue. This marble statue was commissioned and delivered to Laureate Clinic & Hospital in Tulsa, OK (a division of the St Francis Health Care System).
 
The Laureate Clinic & Hospital asked Egan’s to assist in creating a new outdoor marble statue of their patron saint, St Fancis Xavier.  They submitted a picture of St. Francis  from a catalog.  After consultation with our studio in Italy, Egan’s was able to quote the price for a 72" custom, hand carved marble statue.  

The hospital’s statue donor was pleased with initial design and the price we quoted.  After the hospital placed a 10% deposit, we had our artist in Italy sculpt a clay model of what the full round sculpture of St. Francis Xavier would look like. (Clay models are used so clients can ask for alterations, which can easily be done with the clay material before carving the actual marble).

After the clay model was reviewed and approved, we sent a “rough cut” picture to the customer. After a few minor changes were made, the final design of the St. Francis Xavier marble statue was commissioned and created.
 
A picture of the finished marble statue was emailed to The Laureate Clinic & Hospital prior to crating in Italy and shipping.  The statue now stands at the main entrance and greats all patients and family members as they come to the hospital for assistance.

If your church, hospital, University or place of worship is in need of marble, wood, or bronze statues, contact Egan’s Church Furnishings and Restorations.

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