Jen Delyth

Celtic Art Studio

Official Site of Welsh Artist


  • Fine art print made by Jen Delyth ©1999
  • 8" x 10", 14" x 18" (Matted Size)
  • Signed, limited edition print, with hand-torn deckle edge
  • Archival fine art textured watercolor 100% cotton rag, acid free paper
  • Museum quality archival inks
  • Heavy archival float matt (fits in standard frame)
  • Symbolic explanation of print

  • Price: $48.00


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    CROSS OF LIFE - Croes Bywyd Often associated with the Tree of Life, the ancient Celtic Wheel Cross is a megalithic symbol, first seen around 10,000 BC. The hub of the cosmic wheel represents the turning of the seasons. The arms of the cross represent the four seasonal positions of the sun, the four directions and the four elements. The sign of the sun is the circle with a center. The circle represents the whole, the encircling spirit, the sun illuminating. The cycle of life is illustrated with spiral patterns entwined with flowering plants, and the labyrinth "key" patterns represent the journey and continuity of life. In the Celtic cross, the center is where all forces come together. Embracing the mysticism of both the old and new religions, the central spiritual source is represented here by a triskele: a triple spiral motif symbolizing the mystical Celtic trinity.

    Collectible Fine Art Prints by Jen Delyth

    These signed, collectible museum quality prints are made by Jen Delyth, in her studio. Price rises as edition becomes more rare/valuable. Limited edition or open edition Giclee prints are printed with archival quality pigment inks, onto heavy (300g) Fine Art Hahnemuhle Archival watercolor paper, Acid Free, 100% cotton rag. The new Ultrachrome K3 pigment inks onto Hahnemuhle Archival Fine Art Paper have a tested longevity rating of 60-100 years in full sunlight framed under glass. Up to twice as long with UV glass, and far longer in an album. However, fine art prints are best stored out of direct sunlight for best preservation. This Black Museum Matt board is archival quality. Be sure to ask for similar acid free materials when framing this print, although print is ready to place in standard frame

    Giclee Printmaking

    Contemporary Print makers are beginning to use the Giclee digital print making process using archival Museum quality materials and inks to produce Fine Art limited edition prints. The word Giclee is from the French word "to spray". It is a high quality, plateless printing process that was developed in 1989, in which a fine spray of ink moves across the paper. It rivals lithography in its resolution and color range,and is fast becoming a favorite with artists. Robert Rauschenberg and David Hockney are among those using the technique. Prestigious museums such as the Guggenheim, the New York Metropolitan Museum, the Corcoran in Washington DC to mention a few, are enthusiasticaly embracing the use of Giclee printing from original art. Deep saturated colors, and fine tone resolution using archival water soluble inks and beautiful heavy archival papers produce rich prints which have outstanding fade resistance.