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Balinese Hand-Carved Wood Buddha Statuette, "Relaxing Buddha"

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Ketut Seji, wife of the late Balinese artisan Ketut Taram, preserves her... more

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Ketut Seji, wife of the late Balinese artisan Ketut Taram, preserves her husband's legacy in this carving of a seated Buddha. Buddha's head rests upon his hands, and a faint smile plays across his lips. The serene sculpture is carved and finished by hand, and signed by Ketut Seji.

  • 1.22 kgs
  • 2.7 lbs
  • 24.5 cm H x 21.5 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 9.75" H x 8.5" W x 3.9" D

  • Suar wood
  • Signed by the artist
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
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188

From Elk Grove, CA, USA

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09/16/2017

"Relaxing Buddha"

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The relax and calmness that this statue brings about is wonderful.

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From NY NY

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02/17/2017

"This a beautiful piece"

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I have never seen a Buddha like this and when I look at it it puts me in a peaceful state

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12/21/2016

"great item"

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beautifully handmade and true to the picture

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09/01/2016

"A beautiful addition to our home."

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This relaxing Buddha is beautifully crafted and is a perfect size. I hold it every day and feel its calming presence. It has been much admired by family and friends. Thank you for creating this exquisite statuette.

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01/09/2018

"Exquisite Buddha"

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This is one of the most beautiful works of art I've ever seen!! Absolutely exquisite!!

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12/18/2017

"Balinese Hand-Carved Wood Buddha Statuette"

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Nicely carved and large size. You will not be disappointed.

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Show case in my den.

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04/27/2020

"Gorgeous"

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He quietly sits watching over us. Cherished!

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04/20/2020

"Love!!"

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Beautiful craftsmanship. I gave it to my sister.

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  • Wall art

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03/13/2020

"Wonderful Dragon"

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The craftsmanship is beautiful and I would definitely order more items from this artist.

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From N. W. OHIO

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02/29/2020

"ABSOLUTELY MAJESTIC AS A WALL HANGING!"

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I cannot image the patience, let alone the steadiness of hand, that it takes to carve such an intricate piece of art. This dragon is truly amazing and the skill of the artist is out of this world!! Thank you so very much for allowing me to have this stunning dragon with me in my home. I have hung her on a dark blue wall with a very soft backlight. I have received soooo many complements from friends, but my own enjoyment of this beautiful lady is beyond words. Thank you.

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Unique artistic wall decor table top decor

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  • Breathtaking wall decoration with soft backlight!!

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From BOCA RATON FLORIDA

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02/23/2020

"This is now the PRIZE of my sons collection"

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The quality of the winged dragon is exceptional and beyond my expectations. It was a gift to my son who was thrilled.

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From Puerto Rico

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02/22/2020

"Gorgeous wall relief!"

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This is a beautiful piece of art and by the way top quality!

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Today, Seji is a strong female figure who heads a successful carving workshop. But in the days after her husband died, this future was far from guaranteed. With the carving skills she learned from her husband, Seji embraced her new reality with determination and commitment. As a result, she has not only been able to provide for her son, but now employs several other female artisans in her workshop.

Seji learned to carve from her husband. Sadly, he passed away and she was left to support herself and two children. Before he died, her husband urged her to be strong and become her own woman. She has done so and has grown their workshop. She now gives work to other carvers, and two women hand-finish the sculptures.

Seji learned to carve from her late husband. Their workshop continues to produce his designs and also the ones Seji has developed. She teaches her assistants to carve and carefully instructs her finishers in how to refine each detail of the sculptures.

Novica sales provide Seji with a steady income that has enabled her to grow her workshop. She is able to not only support her son but to provide steady wages to her workers, enabling them to support themselves and their families.

Seji Taram has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $2500. Proceeds were used to hire people to help in his workshop.

Since the death of her husband, Seji has not only survived — she has managed to thrive. She has grown her workshop and is now able to offer work to other artisans in her community.

Seji Taram is a widow. Her daughter is grown, Seji is raising her young son alone.

Seji is determined to give her son the best possible education.

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

 
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