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An extremely rare Buddha head statue hand carved from an entire piece of aquamarine crystal by artist Ram Kumar. This piece is as much as 15.5 cm height and 1.7 gm weight. An aquamarine crystal of this size comes up only once in three years, making this piece priceless. It is said that contemplating on a Buddha statue, helps to awaken the divine energy within us.
A Buddha statue can be recognised by some key attributes, that mark it as the depiction of the Enlightened One. Among these attributes are the elongated ear lobes that are symbolic of longetivity. They represent Buddha's ability to listen to his followers, and mark Buddha's past as a prince before he took the path of renunciation of worldly pleasures to pursue his spiritual journey to Enlightenment. Another attribute is the ūrṇā , the circular dot on Buddha's forehead that is symbolic of wisdom.
About Artist - Ram Kumar
Ram Kumar is the artist behind some of our most incredible masterpieces here at Mystik River. Ram Kumar’s sculptures are inspired by Indian and Tibetan Gods and Goddesses. Following on from his father Mr. Hanuman and grandfather, both accomplished artists in their time, Ram has continued the family tradition.
Working predominantly with semi-precious stones and high grade crystals , his work focuses on Tibetan Buddha figures and Indian gods as Ganesh, Shiva, Buddha, Laxmi and Tibetan Tara. His sculptures radiate grace and elegance as he mixes his art with some very high grade semi-precious gemstones such as Labradorite, Tiger’s eye, Rose quartz and Clear Quartz Crystal. His ability to refine the natural beauty of crystals and gems in his sculptures is unlike anything you will experience.
PS: With all hand made stone and wood sculptures, there might be some natural erosion with cracks and spots, but that adds to the one of kind pieces that we sell here at Mystik River.
Medium - Aquamarine gemstone
Origin - Rajasthan, India
Year - 2019
Dimensions - 15.5 cm (height) x 9.5 cm (length) x 8 cm (width)
Net Weight - 1.7 (kg)
Shipping Weight - 6.00 (kg)
Product DetailsBrand: Mystik RiverProduct Code:Availability: falseWeight: 6.0kg