Pair of Hand Carved Wood Abstract Forest Guardian Statuettes, "Forest Spirits"
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Add a calming accent to your home with this magical pair of wood statuettes from Bali. Artisan Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya hand carves the two abstract forest guardians from native suar wood, with the larger statuette embracing the smaller one protectively. Colorful floral and butterfly motifs are painted by hand on the front and back of both statuettes, adding a soothing touch of nature to the delightful pair.
- 0.34 kgs
- 0.8 lbs
- Large: 10 cm H x 8.5 cm W x 7.5 cm D
- Large: 3.9" H x 3.3" W x 3" D
- Small: 16 cm H x 12.5 cm W x 8.5 cm D
- Small: 6.25" H x 4.9" W x 3.3" D
In addition to supporting his three children, Gusti also cares for a foster child.
Gusti Ngurah Semarajaya has received 7 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $1000. Proceeds were used to invest in wood and additional labor for production.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
Gusti now has artisan assistants who help with the hand-painting of his designs. Each of these assistants works from home.
Gusti pays for the education of his three children and his foster child.
I just received this today. Worth the wait! I love this! The painting is expertly done. This has taken my breath away.
- I have it on my coffee table where I can see it all the time
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