Odisha stone art Ganesh on Peacock.
Creative geniuses can create wonder out of anything. The indigenious craftsmanship of the Indian artist has produced a spectacular sculpture of the Indian Hindu lord Ganesha. It?s hard to imagine that such a divine sitting idol bedecked in a lovely peacock throne is carved out of stone. The auspicious stone art is an excellent gifting article to convey your warm feeling to earn lifetime companionship.
Origin: Carving stone into sculpture is an activity older than civilization itself, beginning perhaps with incised images on cave wall.Stone carving in Odisha is the ancient practice of sculpting stone into art and utilitarian objects. It is an ancient practice in the Indian state of Odisha.
Technique: Stone carving is an activity where pieces of rough natural stone are shaped by the controlled removal of stone.An outline of sorts is first drawn on the cut-to-size stone. Once the outline is engraved, the final figure is brought out by removing the unwanted portions. For the harder stones, this is done by chiselling out the extra material. With softer stones, it is done by scraping out the extra material with a sharp flat-edged iron tool. Hammers and chisels of various sizes are used
Use: Favoured for their handcrafted designs and durability, stone statues add eye-catching features to any garden or lawn. A well designed stone art not only used for decorative purposes it can be used for spiritual purposes.