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Ancient Princess$925Quick View
Carved from the wood of the mahogany tree is the woman who concealed the most sought-after object– Buddha’s Left Tooth Relic in the coils of her hair. Hemamala is a legendary woman in the history of Sri Lanka and is the epitome of courage and determination. This carving has been hand made by giving prominence to intricate detail complimenting the feminine beauty of Princess Hemamala.
Her coiled up hair radiates the divine light of the Sacred Tooth Relic while strengthening her and making her more courageous. This carving is inspired by a twentieth century wall painting in the temple of Kelaniya by a local artist Solius Mendis. It is one of the most popular Sri Lankan paintings and this carving has been hand crafted to represent the significance of this incident in Sri Lankan history.
Spirited Beings$275Quick View
The magnificence of the elephant is said to connect human beings on a spiritual level. They are strong and powerful animals who can be spiritually connected to control and power. Life is compared to this action where we must feed on positivity.
The craftsman has been influenced by these feelings and interpreted his thoughts on being in control of our own lives. The incorporation of cutlery relates to how humans eat their food by using cutlery and pick on what they want to consume. This creation speaks on a very interpretative spiritual level and will bring a sense of prosperity to the space in which it is displayed.
The Secret Look
The Secret Look$175Quick View
This wood carving conceals the secret of its beholder and adds a sense of curiosity. The gesture of a finger placed in the beholder’s mouth reveals that he has formed a relationship based on trust with the viewer. The expression and detail of the face capture the transparency.
The product is exclusively hand crafted using mahogany wood and will bring a tongue in cheek sense to the space in which it is displayed, while adding a notion of humor.
Lotuses of Righteousness
Lotuses of Righteousness$1,450Quick View
The lotus flowers bloomed to announce the birth of the Lord Buddha in sacred Lumbini. The most profound symbolic meaning the lotus flower gives is that though it lives in muddy ponds, rooted in mud, its flowers and leaves are never dirty.
This represents a righteous way of life by upholding the Lord Buddha’s teachings without becoming tainted by the material world. The wooden carving recreates the image of the birth of Lord Buddha and portrays the significance it holds in Buddhist history.
Ageless Leader$925Quick View
Carved with an eye for intricate detail is the prince who accompanied his princess by bringing Buddha’s Tooth Relic to Sri Lanka. The details of the carving, paint the picture of Prince Dantha to be protective of his princess along their long journey. He is seen as strong and alert because of the tools that he carries for self-defense.
This carving is inspired by a twentieth century wall painting in the temple of Kelaniya by a local artist Solius Mendis. It is one of the most popular Sri Lankan paintings and this carving has been hand crafted to represent the significance of this incident in Sri Lankan history.
The Provider$275Quick View
This wood carving celebrates the hard-working laborer and the hardships of his profession. The chiselled face of a man with a turban and his beard wrapped around his face crafts the laborer’s determination and prestige.
The precision and detail of the carving capture the reality and the dedication he has towards the family he works tirelessly to provide for. This wooden carving focuses on the character traits of a common laborer that is not given prominence in society and analyses his values and personality.
Grey Beard$350Quick View
Dreams interpret long beards as a sign of power and luck. It symbolizes the regaining of dignity. This carving creates a sense of prestige while adding a sense of realism and photographic precision to the creation.
This distinguished image is carved to represent the prominent and expressive brushstrokes of a Van Gogh piece while adding a sense of magic to the representation. It appreciates the beauty and process of growing old and grey.
The Giant Family
The Giant Family$925Quick View
The magnificence of the elephant family can also connect to the beauty of human family relationships. The artist has incorporated the feeling and emotion of harmony and has interpreted his thoughts on the importance of healthy relationships.
This wood carving appeals to those who have warmed towards depth and warmth of such relationships. The precise detail of the elephants and its surroundings capture the beauty of nature and appreciates it. The product is exclusively hand crafted using mahogany wood and builds an emotional connection.
Celestial Diva$450Quick View
The woman is crafted by incorporating the perfection and beauty of mahogany wood. She truly is seductive, and the curves and arches of her body are brilliantly complemented through the details that the artist has carved to represent her as a unique celestial nymph.
The dark wood makes the pigment of her skin exotic and allows it to radiate genuine beauty. Adorned with jewelry, diadems and flowers she holds a beauty that is truly splendid.
Arrival of the Treasure
Arrival of the Treasure$900Quick View
After eight centuries of its existence in India, the Tooth relic was secretly brought by Dantha and Hemamala to Sri Lanka in order to safeguard it. The Tooth Relic plays a very important role as it held the governance of the country and was safeguarded by the ruler of ancient Sri Lanka.
This carving is inspired by a twentieth century wall painting of the temple of Kelaniya by a local artist Solius Mendis. It is one of the most popular Sri Lankan paintings and this carving has been hand crafted to represent the significance of this incident in Sri Lankan history.
The Ultimate Repast
The Ultimate Repast$1,725Quick View
In Christianity, The Last Supper, also known as the Passover meal is the final meal that Jesus Christ shared with his Apostles before His crucifixion. The Last Supper is associated with the commemoration of the life and legacy of Christ.
This carving is inspired by the late 15th-century mural painting by Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci titled ‘The Last Supper’. It is one of the western world’s most recognizable paintings and this carving has been handcrafted out of mahogany wood to characterize each individual in the carving in a unique manner.