The ampersand is the logogram &, representing the conjunction "and". It originated as a ligature of the letters et—Latin for "and". We just love it here carved in stone by Jane Cowan. A paperweight? A beautiful objet. A piece to hold in meditation. It is whatever you want it to be...
Jane is a Lincolnshire artist and craftswoman who has worked in stone and sculpture for 30 years. Jane is a stone and sculpture conservator, working for years at Lincoln Cathedral, where she is Head of Conservation.
Based in the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside Jane takes inspiration from the land and seasons for the drawings and words which she carves. Each piece is unique and to be cherished forever.