Gopi & Gopal - Radha is believed to be the incarnation of Goddess Laxmi - the Goddess of Wealth while Krishna is the 8th incarnataion of Lord Vishnu. Radha and Krishna Symbolises eternal love for each other but never got married. Yet their love for each other was so great and iconic that today in every part of the world Lord Krishna is worshipped along with Radha in temples as a sign of true love. It is carved from Soft Stone of Orissa by artisans whose ancestors have practiced this craft of stone carving for centuries. Hammers and chisels of various sizes and shapes, called the Muna, Patili, Martual, Thuk-Thuki and Nitana are used to bring life these life-like figures from featureless stone. Once engraved, the finishing Is done by scrapping out the extra material using a flat-edged iron tool.