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Jeff and Kimberly Saward are the co-
They were founding members of the Labyrinth Society in 1998 and still serve as consultants for the society. Based in Thundersley, in Southeast England, they travel extensively to give presentations and research the history and distribution of labyrinths and mazes worldwide.
Kimberly Lowelle Saward, Ph.D., taught psychology at Sonoma State University in California and worked clinically as a school counsellor and somatic therapist. Bringing her perspective as a lifelong student of spiritual practice, pilgrimage and sacred sites, she has been working with labyrinths since 1995 and is currently researching modern and historic uses of the labyrinth, comparing and contrasting their uses in folk customs, mythology, and spiritual development.
She has recently published Ariadne's Thread: Legends of the Labyrinth, a psycho-
Jeff Saward was first captivated by the labyrinth in 1976, and founded Caerdroia, the Journal of Mazes and Labyrinths in 1980. Now in continuous publication for over 40 years, Caerdroia has become an internationally respected forum for news, views, new research and archival material. Many years of searching for labyrinths and mazes has taken Jeff around Europe -
His extensive knowledge of the subject has ensured that he is frequently consulted to provide information, illustrations and photographs for many of the books on mazes and labyrinths, as well as documentation for archaeological projects, student research and restorations of historical mazes and labyrinths. He has also designed and built a number of labyrinths and mazes for clients in the UK, Europe, America and India, and also administers the Worldwide Labyrinth Locator website on behalf of the Labyrinth Society and Veriditas.
The historical editor for the English language translation of Hermann Kern's monumental Labyrinthe sourcebook, published in 2000 as Through the Labyrinth, his own book, Magical Paths, a pictorial essay exploring the modern revival of mazes and labyrinths, was published by Mitchell Beazley in the UK & in France during 2002 (paperback edition published by Sterling in the USA, 2008). His book Labyrinths & Mazes, a comprehensive illustrated history of labyrinths and mazes worldwide, was published by Gaia in the UK & Lark Books in the USA in 2003 and also in German & Russian co-
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