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These Art Gallery - Sculpture Stone - Cultural 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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Granite sculpture, 'Buddha's Peaceful Presence' (India)

Natural granite communicates peace in this exquisite sculpture. Calm and composed, Lord Buddha meditates, revealing an expression of total serenity. Brijesh Kumar reverently sculpts this portrait, carefully detailing the smooth features and tightly c more...

Granite sculpture, 'Peace Be With You' (India)

Buddha is solemn in this beautiful bust. His eyes are open and he seems about to speak. Working in granite, Brijesh Kumar creates a statuette with a message of peace for the world. At the age of 29, Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) left his family in purs more...

Granite sculpture, 'Seductive Apsara Nymph' (India)

Beautiful and sensuous, this apsara was originally carved in one of the Khajuraho temples in Madhya Pradesh. A nymph in the kingdom of the Hindu deities, an apsara seduces with her dance. Brijesh Kumar sculpts this granite replica with exceptional de more...

Huamanga stone sculpture, 'Andean Mamacha' (Peru)

Dressed in the traditional costume of the Andean sierra, a mamacha (woman) invites all to dance to the beat of her drum. Her presence is felt through the detailed artistry of her costume, as well as her admirably vivid face. By Niño Rumi de Chuschi more...

Marble resin sculpture, 'Pregnant' (Brazil)

Woman's beauty and feminine sensuality are exalted in Claudio Aun's hands. Supple and graceful, a young nude's torso takes shape in an elegant sculpture. Her swelling tummy reveals the unborn child growing inside. more...

Marble sculpture, 'Art of Capoeira I' (Brazil)

The strength, power and rhythm of Capoeira exude from this extraordinary sculpture by Rodrigo Saramago. Proportion is skewed to evidence the man's developed muscles as he defies gravity in the "stand on two supports" position. Saramago sculpts this p more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Alluring Beauty' (India)

An ancient apsara is a manifestation of alluring beauty originally carved in one of the Khajuraho temples in Madhya Pradesh. A nymph in the kingdom of the Hindu deities, the apsara seduces with her dance. Brijesh Kumar sculpts this yellow sandstone r more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Enchanted' (India)

Dancing to distant music, a woman achieves a state of ecstasy. Brijesh Kumar sculpts the graceful torso from sandstone, detailing the woman's delicate features and opulent dress. He takes his inspiration from ancient temples in Khajuraho for this exq more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Glorious Buddha' (India)

Brijesh Kumar sculpts an impressive portrait of Buddha with his eyes closed in serene meditation. Kumar's attention to detail denotes his respect as an artist for his subject. Buddha appears with a crown of flowers as he is elevated by his followers more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Happy Family' (Indonesia)

The uniqueness of family unity inspires this abstract sculpture from Bali's Wayan Kandiyasa. Expertly carving sandstone by hand, Kandiyasa depicts a mother, father and baby sitting snug together. more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Hindu Lord Vishnu' (India)

Extraordinarily beautiful, Lord Vishnu is portrayed in sandstone, each detail carved by hand. The preserver god of the Hindu trinity wears a lavish jeweled necklace. Brijesh Kumar creates this lovely and reverent sculpture. more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Lonely Boy' (Indonesia)

His posture is inward, his youthful expression pensive as he expresses feelings of loneliness through body language. Yet this sculpture by Wayan Kandiyasa is tender as the artisan captures the sweet nature of a Balinese boy. more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Man in Love' (Indonesia)

With a faraway gaze, a young man dreams of his sweetheart. Wayan Kandiyasa works in sandstone to create the portrait of a person who is deeply in love. more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Red Apsara Nymph' (India)

Beautiful and sensuous, this Apsara was originally carved in one of the Khajuraho temples in Madhya Pradesh. A nymph in the kingdom of the Hindu deities, an Apsara seduces with her dance. Brijesh Kumar sculpts this red sandstone replica with exceptio more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Regal Apsara' (India)

Wearing jewelry and a graceful skirt, this apsara is a manifestation of beauty originally carved in one of the Khajuraho temples in Madhya Pradesh. A nymph in the kingdom of the Hindu deities, an apsara seduces with her dance. Brijesh Kumar sculpts t more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Seductress' (India)

Wearing elaborate jewelry, this apsara is a manifestation of beauty originally depicted in one of the Khajuraho temples in Madhya Pradesh. A nymph in the kingdom of the Hindu deities, an apsara seduces with her dance. Brijesh Kumar sculpts this sands more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Sensitive Mood' (Indonesia)

Her thoughts are far away, captured in her dreamy gaze and relaxed posture. The pose is stylized yet graceful in this beautiful sandstone sculpture. Wayan Kandiyasa depicts a beautiful Balinese woman in a sensitive mood. more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'The Sleeper' (Indonesia)

A satisfied expression marks the visage of this seated male figure. He is immersed in a land of sweet dreams while experiencing a world of serenity and relaxation. Wayan Kandiyasa meticulously carves this sculpture with smooth, flowing lines, a testa more...

Sandstone sculpture, 'Undying Beauty' (India)

Gazing at herself in a hand mirror, this apsara is a manifestation of beauty originally carved in one of the Khajuraho temples in Madhya Pradesh. A nymph in the kingdom of the Hindu deities, an apsara seduces with her dance. Brijesh Kumar sculpts thi more...

Sandstone statuette, 'Balinese Nymph' (Indonesia)

Dressed with the ethereal elegance of mysticism, this Balinese Nymph descends upon the world to rid it of evil. Her face invites assurance in her powers, her hands are set to bless, and her image has been invoked through the talented artistry of Waya more...

Sandstone statuette, 'Brave Hanoman' (Indonesia)

A valiant and noble Hanoman appears through the dexterous hands of Wayan Kandiyasa. He carves with devotion the sandstone image of this Ramayana hero, expertly detailing his portly figure. Hanoman, the simian king, helped Rama free his wife Sita afte more...

Sandstone statuette, 'Buddha Tertawa' (Indonesia)

A happy image of prosperity, this laughing Buddha – Buddha Tertawa – is said to bring good fortune to those who rub his belly. His sandstone image is the accomplished work of Wayan Kandiyasa, a talented artist who exhibits his skill with admirabl more...

Sandstone statuette, 'Ganesha and the Cycles of Life' (Indonesia)

Said to be the "remover of obstacles" and the "keeper of the records of knowledge," Ganesha exudes a calming aura as he affects positively the space he occupies. He reclines for a comfortable rest, holding in one hand a mystical chain symbolic of lif more...

Sandstone statuette, 'Raksasa the Fierce Giant' (Indonesia)

Fangs flaring and eyes bulging, Raksasa the giant holds his weapon in one hand threatening all who dare stand in his way. Wayan Kandiyasa carves his image from sandstone with meticulous care as he draws inspiration from traditional tales and legends. more...

Sandstone statuette, 'Relaxing Ganesha' (Indonesia)

Dressed with regal elegance and with wisdom in his eyes, Ganesha enjoys a moment of solitude and welcomed relaxation. Wayan Kandiyasa is meticulous in the depiction of the beloved deity and carefully details Ganesha's elephant head, human body and el more...

Sandstone statuette, 'Shy Maiden' (Indonesia)

Resting her hands on her shoulders, she sighs as she dreams of her sweetheart. Wayan Suryanto depicts a girl in love, shaping the smooth, youthful features of sandstone. A hibiscus blossom adorns her hair. more...

Stone nativity scene, 'Birth in Acos Vinchos' (Peru)

Delicately sculpted in white stone, this exquisite nativity scene depicts the birth of the Christ child in pristine purity. Juan Licas Coronado creates the inspiring scene in huamanga stone, quarried in the central sierra of Peru. Its texture and col more...

Stone nativity scene, 'Birth in Huamanga' (set of 9) (Peru)

Pristine huamanga stone lends its translucent purity to the first Christmas. Juan Licas Coronado sculpts Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus in the manger, detailing the folds of their garments and their serene features. The three kings kneel with gifts for more...



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