Here is a great new pin that is part Beth's work and part Jim's. Jim carved this delightful piece from one of Beth's drawings. An old Welsh folk legend says that some red and some brindle Cardigan Welsh Corgis have markings around their shoulders that are saddle marks left there by the faerie folk who use the wee dogs as steeds. It is also said that on the green mountains and in the deep misty glens of Cardiganshire in Wales, one can still see the fairies and elves riding the spritely Corgwn through the moonlight.
The Cardigan Welsh Corgi is a breed known to be over 2000 years old. They were brought to the British Isles by the Celts These dogs have a great deal of heart and spirit.. Our Cardi and Elf pin was just introduced to our line in April of 2000. These are signed by the artist and the findings are all hand soldered.
We only recently returned home from the National Cardigan Specialty in Lancaster, PA where we sold these fairy pins for the very first time. This pin is highly detailed from the feather in the elf's cap to the fur of the Cardi's tail. This pin is part of the Rams Horn, Corgi Croft Collection. The finish on this piece is brighter than shown, we dulled it to cut down the glare in the picture.