Bali & Java
'Boxes of Guwang' Mahogany Wood (Set of 2)
A pair of petite mahogany wood boxes is ready to hold your most cherished treasures. Sarwaedi of Bali carves and paints the round boxes and their lids by hand, decorating them with a floral relief painted in rich colors with gilded accents. The artisan names the boxes for Guwang, a village in Bali that is home to a well-known artisan market.
- Diam 3.5 x H 3.5 in
- 0.5 lbs
- Mahogany wood
- For decorative use only
- Not for use with foods
- Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
The artisan behind ...
"'My children should have a better life then mine before.' Whispering this sentence always builds my spirit."
"I was born in Sukawati, Gianyar in Bali on April 21 1970. My brother, Made Wirata, is also a wood carver and my wife, Made Mulyani, crafts masks of her own. In the town where I grew up, most people are wood carvers, and so was my family... read more