Religious Wood Sculpture(196 items)
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Featured Reviews on Religious Wood Sculpture
Love my little Buddha!
Fell in love with this statue and it now sits on my altar. Love all of the items I?ve bought from Novica!
Bold & Bright St Francis
Here is a fun, unique interpretation of St Francis and his woodland friends. Perfect gift for anyone who loves animals and/or St Francis.
Outstanding Nativity Set!
I was blown away by this unique and well-crafted art piece! It?s even better than the pictures! Thank you John for taking such pride in your work- it shows. Love it!
Wayan Rendah Wood sculptures
The artistry of Wayan Rendah has been featured in numerous periodicals, including Sunset magazine. "It gives me great pleasure when one of my statues inspires somebody," the artist says.
"I was born in Bali on June 17, 1973. I am the oldest of seven children, in a family consisting of four brothers and three sisters. I started to learn to sculpt at the age of eight when I was still in primary school, learning... read more
Popular Religious Wood Sculpture
Varanasi Folk Art Nativity, "Varanasi Christmas"$65
This jubilant nativity set is hand-carved from mango wood in the Indian holy city of Varanasi. Using simple hand tools like chisels and saws, Varanasi artisans shape and sand the pieces before painting them with brightly colored lacquer. The set includes twelve figures, with the largest standing just shy of 3 inches tall.
Unique Buddhism Wood Sculpture, "Little Buddha Praying"
Buddha's peaceful image is inspiring as a sense of inner peace radiates from his vivid detailing. Balinese master carver Nyoman Karsa evokes the divine personage from crocodile wood, its deep grain creating the ephemeral aura forever accompanying Buddha.
Hand Crafted Balinese Suar Wood Buddha Meditation Statuette, "Serenity Buddha"
This beautiful statuette by Balinese artisan Wayan Rendah shows Buddha in a deep state of meditation. Hand crafted from native suar wood, the intricate detailing of Buddha's hair, face, and clothing is truly exquisite. The pose in which Buddha sits is traditionally known as , where his right hand represents enlightenment, and the left is the illusory nature of existence.
Hand Crafted Balinese Suar Wood Buddha Head Statuette, "Divine Buddha"
This lovely Buddha's head is from Balinese artisan Wayan Rendah. Carved by hand from native suar wood, the intricate detailing of Buddha's tightly curled coils and peaceful expression is truly remarkable. Buddha wears an in the middle of his forehead, which is a symbol of seeing into the divine world. The statuette has a lovely natural finish, with the grain of the wood accentuating the peaceful aura of the statuette.