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Suar Wood Spiritual Relief Panel, "Frangipani Om"

Seji Taram transforms Balinese suar wood into a beautiful wall sculpture.... more

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Seji Taram transforms Balinese suar wood into a beautiful wall sculpture. Frangipani blossoms nestle beneath the Hindu omkara symbol. Known as om or aum, omkara is the root of all sounds, emitted as a mantra during meditation. It is believed all desires will vanish, thus attaining self-realization and the highest of knowledge. This one letter symbolizes the most high in the Hindu pantheon, representing every kind of trinity such as Brahma-Vishnu-Shiva, past-present-future, birth-life-death, creation-preservation-destruction, and waking-dreaming-deep sleep.

  • 0.27 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • 21 cm H x 39 cm W x 2.3 cm D
  • 8.25" H x 15.25" W x 0.9" D

  • Suar wood
  • Intended as wall decor
  • Wood grain and color can vary slightly
  • Made in Indonesia.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Bali and Javaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Nazem

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11/29/2019

"Beautifully crafted"

Beautifully crafted Omkara

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Frangipani Om, Suar Wood Spiritual Relief Panel

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Ellen

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06/25/2022

"Beautiful"

Ive always wanted to display the OM symbol in my home because it reminds me to meditate and I also think the symbol is beautiful in itself, even if one doesnt realize what it represents. The finish is a lovely brown in warm tones.

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Karin M

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06/13/2022

"Beautiful addition to home decor"

This was a gift and the reciptiant loved it!

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Susan

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06/12/2022

"stunning!"

Beautifully crafted! A real treasure!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: birthday

Reiko

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04/14/2022

"Put balance in your life"

The craftermanship on this piece is awesome. A beautiful addition to my h(om)e.

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William

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04/07/2022

"Guardian of the House Wood Sculpture - Magnificent"

This wood sculpture, Guardian of the Home, is simply awesome. It is a beautiful piece I bought as a gift for my girl who loves dragons. She was blown away by how beautiful it is and also how large it is. Excellent craftsmanship!

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Girlfriend
  • Occasion: 'just because'

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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