A green man is a sculpture, drawing or other representation of a face surrounded by or made from leaves.

The green man motif has many variations and is found in many cultures across the world. In the UK the green man was a pagan symbol, primarily it is interpreted as a symbol of rebirth representing the cycle of regrowth each spring.

This pagan symbol was adopted into Christianity and you can find examples of green men carved in wood, stone or plaster, in churches, chapels and abbeys across the country

Embar Pottery Green Man wall plaques are designed as garden ornaments and come with screw holes to be attached to your fence or wall.

They are all fully frost proof (even through the recent interesting british winters!)

Each of our Green Man wall plaques are handmade freehand (we don't use a mould). This means that each man is individual and has its own character. Some are happy cheerful chaps, some are grumpy looking and some have the more traditional gruesome quality!

We make Green Man wall Plaques in different sizes and finishes. There is the raw sandy texture finish shown in the top picture.

A matt glazed finish shown above right, and a Raku glaze finish (which has a mettalic sheen) shown above left.

Below you will find a selection of our Green men available to "buy it now" if you have any questions about our Green Men or if you are interested in a Green man you don't see below please contact us.

Green Man

Medium Green Man 25cm (10") diameter - Raw textued finish


Green Mane

Medium Hairy Green Man 25cm (10") diameter - Raw textured finish


Green Man

Small Green Man 19cm (7 1/2") diameter - Raw textured finish


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