Category: Features

go to the blog

The Torrance Gallery, Dundas Street, Edinburgh

I have two marble sculptures on display at The Torrance Gallery, Dundas Street, Edinburgh.

read more

The Society of Designer Craftsmen London

I am very glad to announce that I have now become a Full Member of The Society of Designer Craftsmen and can now use the letters MSDC after my name !
read more

Garden Sculpture and The Chelsea Flower Show 2021

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2021 opens this week in London, and for the first time it is being held in September rather than in May. This is a good opportunity to think about re-designing your garden and maybe include a garden sculpture.
read more


I have recently been making a water basin for a Japanese garden and came across the Japanese technique of Kintsugi which is used in ceramics. Today, artists often experiment with this ancient technique as a way of illustrating loss and destruction followed by repair or rebirth.
read more

History of Stone Carving Tools

The hammer, chisel, mallet and axe are used for hitting stone, and known as percussion tools. They were the earliest stone carving implements used in many countries around the world and they are still used today.
read more

Scottish Rugby and The Doddie Weir Award

Simon Burns-Cox and Steven Murray who are based at The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop have recently completed a commission for Scottish Rugby. They were asked to make this year's Hall of Fame Award 2020 for Mr Doddie Weir. The bronze sculpture of a rugby cap is replicated each year with the recipient's name carved into the slate base. The award ceremony has not yet taken place. For further information, please visit Simon Burns-Cox's website at
read more

Recent Work by Simon Burns-Cox

During this strange time in the world of lockdown, I have had time to create some more work using different types of marble. I wanted to make small beautiful sculptures which would remind people of the beauty of life and to transport them away from the harsh world we live in at the moment.
read more

Gravestone Inscriptions

When you commission a gravestone, there are some important things you need to decide before the work commences. One of the most important decisions you will need to make is to think about the inscripton. This will need to be done before deciding on the design.
read more

The Cotswold Sculpture Park

Simon Burns-Cox who is a professional Sculptor and Letter Carver based in Edinburgh, Scotland is now advertising his work through the new website of The Cotswold Sculpture Park in Gloucestershire. His work can be found at the following links:
read more
Rhapsody by Simon Burns-Cox

Garden Sculpture as a Gift

Are you looking for a beautiful and unusual gift for your loved one this Christmas ? Why not give them a luxury handmade Marble Exterior Sculpture for the garden or any outdoor space however small? Simon Burns-Cox is a professional Sculptor and Letter Carver based in Edinburgh, Scotland, and creates beautiful exterior Marble Sculptures which are ideal for any garden or urban space.
read more
1 2 3