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NAIRI SAFARYAN

Intricate detail throughout this elaborate piece accents the grapes, vines and leaves bringing them into very lifelike relief. This is a true masterpiece created by the artist Nairi Safaryan. Amazingly, it is completely carved from one block of boxwood.
The vase stands 13.3/4” tall with a diameter of 3.1/2”.

For more information, please visit www.woodsymphony.com

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-- Nairi Safaryan, www.woodsymphony.com





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Stevinmarin

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#1 posted 07-26-2010 12:00 AM

Wow. You are an artist.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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Bearpie

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#2 posted 07-26-2010 12:26 AM

Oh my goodness! I have never seen such a delicate carving! This is simply awesome and if it were in a arts show, I am sure you will have a best in show winner. I am going to be watching for more of your posts.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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huff

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#3 posted 07-26-2010 01:49 AM

That’s awesome!. So intricate. Absolute beautiful piece of art.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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christopheralan

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#4 posted 07-26-2010 03:43 AM

I just drooled on my shirt…

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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ND2ELK

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#5 posted 07-26-2010 05:01 AM

Exquisite detail and design. Beautifully done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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michelletwo

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#6 posted 07-26-2010 12:22 PM

astonishing

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Jimthecarver

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#7 posted 07-26-2010 02:00 PM

wow!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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TheGravedigger

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#8 posted 07-26-2010 02:35 PM

It’s obvious why you chose boxwood – far too intricate for a softer wood. The best example of this style that I’ve seen.

How thick were the walls of your turning before you started carving?

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog: http://littlegoodpieces.wordpress.com

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dragonnotes

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#9 posted 07-26-2010 05:38 PM

How is that possible?! Just amazing. I would love to see some pictures of the process.

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Tom "BUG" Janos

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#10 posted 07-27-2010 06:55 PM

Very awesome piece and it shows how intricate and steady of hand you are. Great job.
Would love to see more photos or your carvings and maybe close ups.

-- Bug from Minnesota. Creating Designer Firewood Since 2006

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#11 posted 07-27-2010 07:19 PM

FANTASTIC!!

Was this done on a lathe first?

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Nairi Safaryan

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#12 posted 08-01-2010 07:31 PM

Thanks for all your comments. First I made a 3/4” diameter hall on a lathe. The rest of the carving I made with hand tools.

-- Nairi Safaryan, www.woodsymphony.com

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BreakingBoardom

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#13 posted 08-03-2010 09:00 PM

How long does something like this take? Simple amazing craftsmanship and attention to detail. Superb job!

-- Matt - http://breakingboardom.wordpress.com/

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Nairi Safaryan

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#14 posted 08-04-2010 09:38 AM

I worked on it more than 3000 hours.

-- Nairi Safaryan, www.woodsymphony.com

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#15 posted 08-05-2010 04:32 PM

wow, amazing, so nice so gentle

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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