Balinese Heart Shaped Sculpture
I purchased this sculpture for a friend of mine who is about to be married--the love theme is perfect for the occasion. This great work of art is meant to not only be viewed, but, more so, to be gently held. My wife ( married over 47 years ) wants us to have one. The artist, Wayan Rendah is a magic man with this wood; in the future, we will order more of his dynamic work.
So sinuous in form, the curving wood delights the touch, the visual literally warms both hearts, including that of the giver. As a present for a couple who have been together for '31' years, he 20 years her senior. Their love a beautiful blend of honest & loving communication, respect, honor, adoration and joy. To honor what is always so obvious to all, when the two are together, this statuette made for a perfect partner gift. Years later, he has passed, but just last evening - after having had to downsize from a home to a small villa, with many pieces of art given away, I received a photo from she displaying this 'Heart Bond' upon a wall shelf; one of the treasures of her heart saved.
My sister cried when she opened the beautifully gift-wrapped angel. She said it is so awesome, she loves the beauty of the carving, the gorgeous wood, and the design. She was very happy to receive it and comments on it every time we talk. She was pleased to read the bio of the carver and that Novica does amazing work to encourage crafters around the world, with funds also going to make life better in places where it is so needed.
"I keep trying any potential possibilities--we'll never know the result if we never try."
Original Wood Sculpture Hand Carved in Indonesia, "My Heart and Yours"
Romantic Wood Sculpture, "Heart Bond"
Romantic Heart Sculpture, "Sweet Love"