Fascinating Intricately Carved Devadasi Stone Statue for Poolside

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Fascinating Intricately Carved Devadasi Stone Statue for Poolside
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Fabulous sculpture of a DevDassi or Female Servants of the God carrying a Child in her arm a pot in the tilted position on her Head.These young women were trained in performing rituals and learned and practiced classical Indian artistic traditions such as Bharatanatyam, Kuchipudi, and Odissi dances and these women were an essential part of temple and dedicated their life to worship and serve a deity or a temple for the rest of her life after getting married to the God . Carved from Soft Stone of Orissa By master craftsmans of Odisha Who Had Practiced This Art of Stone Carving for Centuries. They First Draws An Outline On The Stone And It Is Then Engraved And The Finishing Is Done By Scrapping Out Of The Extra Material By Sharp Flat Edged Iron Tool. Normally Hammers And Chisels Of Various Sizes And Shapes Like Muna, Patili, Martual, Thuk-Thuki And Nitana Are Used To Engrave The Stone.
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Product CareWipe it Off with a Dry Cloth. No Further cleaning is required.
CraftStone Carving-Odisha
Craft StoryIn Odessa stone carving is the major handicraft. It reached heights of excellence through centuries. There are innumerable rock-cut sculptures, archaeological monuments, caves and temples like Parsurameswar, Mukteswar, Lingaraj, Puri and that are wonder in stone, the temple chariot of the Sun God at Konark, in addition to the beautiful Stupas and monasteries of Lalitgiri Ratnagiri and Udayagiri built for centuries and embroidered with most beautiful and intricately carved statue and other adornments. The present artisans have kept alive the sculptural traditions of their forefathers. So they are carving exact replicas of the original temple sculptures besides producing a variety of other items. They use ultra-soft white soap stone, and slightly harder greenish chlorite and the still harder pinkish Khan and the hardest of all black granite.
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