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Hinduism Wood Relief Panel, "Serene Ganesha"

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Ganesha exudes serenity as he sits on his divine throne holding a hand in... more

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Ganesha exudes serenity as he sits on his divine throne holding a hand in blessing while his second hand holds his favorite sweet. He also holds an axe to clear away stupidity and darkness, as well as a lotus to symbolize his holiness. Ganesha's large belly is a symbol of insight and understanding. Seji Taram carves a detailed wall panel of this beloved deity, who the Balinese Hindu pray for well being and safeguard.

  • 0.54 kgs
  • 1.2 lbs
  • 29 cm H x 22.5 cm W x 2 cm D
  • 11.5" H x 8.75" W x 0.8" D

  • Suar wood
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
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02/08/2021

"Simply WOW"

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Excellent handwork, my salute to the artist. Thank you for lovely art

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11/03/2018

"Serene Ganesha"

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Top quality second to none. Cant wait till i get my Cobra. Very Happy !!! Thanks Kevin.

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04/04/2021

"Beautiful sculpture"

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I purchased this as a gift, but I loved it so much that I purchased a second one for me.

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03/31/2021

"They guard the back door"

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This artist does a lovely job, so these twins are the second dragons Ive ordered. They fit right above the back door. Not that anybody comes in, during COVID days. But if they did, theyd be warned: This way be dragons!

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03/31/2021

"Love this guy"

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While my dragon obsession usually involves books, after my fathers death I wanted a treat. Planned to get a crystal dragon, but couldnt find the right one. This guy is wood, but offers the vibe. Liked him so much I ordered another from the same artist.

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03/17/2021

"a favorite Christmas present"

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My granddaughters eye said it all as she opened this package. Thank you for the beautiful craftsmanship, which captured movement in stillness. Love the detail.

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This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

Today, Seji is a strong female figure who heads a successful carving workshop. But in the days after her husband died, this future was far from guaranteed. With the carving skills she learned from her husband, Seji embraced her new reality with determination and commitment. As a result, she has not only been able to provide for her son, but now employs several other female artisans in her workshop.

Seji learned to carve from her husband. Sadly, he passed away and she was left to support herself and two children. Before he died, her husband urged her to be strong and become her own woman. She has done so and has grown their workshop. She now gives work to other carvers, and two women hand-finish the sculptures.

Seji learned to carve from her late husband. Their workshop continues to produce his designs and also the ones Seji has developed. She teaches her assistants to carve and carefully instructs her finishers in how to refine each detail of the sculptures.

Novica sales provide Seji with a steady income that has enabled her to grow her workshop. She is able to not only support her son but to provide steady wages to her workers, enabling them to support themselves and their families.

Seji Taram has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $1250 and the most recent for $2500. Proceeds were used to hire people to help in his workshop.

Since the death of her husband, Seji has not only survived — she has managed to thrive. She has grown her workshop and is now able to offer work to other artisans in her community.

Seji Taram is a widow. Her daughter is grown, Seji is raising her young son alone.

Seji is determined to give her son the best possible education.

This artist is currently confronting a major life challenge.

 
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