The Stone Gargoyles and Grotesques Galleries of Walter S. Arnold Studio, Chicago, USA. All of the original stone sculpture is made in USA.

Welcome to the Stone Gargoyles and Grotesques Galleries of Walter Arnold Studio, Chicago, USA. All of the original stone sculpture you find here is made in USA. Classically trained in Italy. Custom, hand-carved, stone sculpture. Made in the USA and Italy.    Call for an estimate:  (847) 568-1188  or  Fely@stonecarver.com
Original Stone Sculptures: Grotesques and Gargoyles by Walter Arnold Studio.

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While my work spans a very broad range of subjects, gargoyles have always held a special place in my heart. This is where I feel most free to express my personal style, and to let my technical skills loose as I explore the feel of the stone under my chisel. Technically, the word "gargoyle" shares a root with the word "gargle"; both words come from gargouille, an old French term for "throat." A true gargoyle is a waterspout. An unusual carved creature that does not serve such a purpose is properly called a "grotesque."

About the Gargoyles and Grotesques, Griffins and Gnomes gallery of Walter S. Arnold Studio, Chicago. All original stone sculpture is made in USA.