Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the WorldThese Animal Sculptures - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
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Fluorite and calcite statuette, 'Perky Cockatoo' (Brazil)
With its crest erect, a cockatoo chatters excitedly. Alexandre Costa sculpts the beautiful bird from natural Brazilian gemstones. Translucent fluorite forms the body while blue sodalite becomes a beak. The bird perches on a white calcite tree trunk b
Wood sculpture, 'Elephant Fun Time' (Indonesia)
Ketut Suastawa honors the artistic legacy of his father, Made Mudana, with this life-like sculpture of an elephant. He works with sono, a dark-grained wood of exotic elegance. Kneeling, the elephant wears a big smile below its crocodile wood tusks, w
Wood sculpture, 'Majestic Elephant' (large) (India)
From Suresh and Devender Garg, this striking kadam wood sculpture captures the elephant's inherent majesty. Its lordly stride, intelligent expression, strength and power radiate from the hand-carved piece.
Wood sculpture, 'Majestic Elephant' (small) (India)
From Suresh and Devender Garg, this striking kadam wood sculpture captures the elephant's inherent majesty. Its lordly stride, intelligent expression, strength and power radiate from the hand-carved piece. The perfect gift for elephants lovers.
Wood sculpture, 'Siamese Cat Wish' (Indonesia)
With paws clasped in a fervent wish, a charming cat gazes skyward with big blue eyes. Nengah Sudarsana expresses his love for animals through his wood sculptures, carved and painted by hand. This seal point siamese will delight cat lovers.