Bali & Java
Cosmic Goddess Hibiscus Wood
The moon and the stars guard their goddess's dreams in a spectacular mask by master carver Nyoman Naranata. Working with manual tools, Naranata transforms hibiscus wood into a highly detailed work of art. The goddess of moon and stars only resides in Naranata's imagination, thus this exceptional mask is truly unique to his creativity.
Hibiscus wood exhibits colors ranging from white to light gray, dark gray or even black heartwood. This natural occurrence can rarely be replicated, making each carving exceptionally unique. Please expect slight differences in wood grain color and distribution patterns. Theme and artistic quality remain the same.
- This is a unique handcrafted piece. Wood grain and color can vary slightly.
- Includes a jute cord for hanging.
- H 11.75 x L 7.75 x D 3.9 in
- 0.8 lb
The artisan behind ...
"I learned to design from my father, this craft which is taught and learned from generation to generation."
"I am Balinese born and was named Nyoman Naranata by my parents in the traditional baby ceremony in 1970. When I was just an elementary student, the art of woodcarving was imprinted on my everyday life. Handicrafts are becoming the main wage earner in my village... read more
This mask is hibiscus, I totally love this wood. It is very light, very soft and the colors are kind of mysterious. I love it!