BEAVER, HARD WOOD, 8 INCH
  • BEAVER, HARD WOOD, 8 INCH

BEAVER, HARD WOOD, 8 INCH

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The island of Bali in Indonesia is home to the largest Hindu enclave outside of India. The rituals of polytheistic worship permeate the daily lives of the three million inhabitants and is said to be a major contributing factor in their prestigious art output. The people of Bali represent some of the... [read more]

The island of Bali in Indonesia is home to the largest Hindu enclave outside of India. The rituals of polytheistic worship permeate the daily lives of the three million inhabitants and is said to be a major contributing factor in their prestigious art output. The people of Bali represent some of the world’s most talented wood carvers. It is often said the close-knit family structure, coupled with an admirable work ethic, provides a seemingly endless group of new craftsmen. The methods and techniques of creating everyday wood carvings for utilitarian and amusement are passed on from the older generation to the new. Religious sculptures and true to life representations of the natural world produced in wood are the province of a skilled and artistically inclines groups of highly trained artisans The everyday carvings utilize fast growing softwoods of a highly renewable nature. The larger “art pieces” are usually carved from domestically grown hardwoods such as Suar or Jackfruit wood.

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