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Project by MariyaArts posted 01-29-2012 09:29 PM 1324 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Material: Boxwood and Walnut wood
Measurements:tall 4.72” (12cm)

-- http://www.etsy.com/people/mariya4woodcarving





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#1 posted 01-29-2012 09:34 PM

Berautiful!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#2 posted 01-29-2012 09:53 PM

Another great carving.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-29-2012 11:20 PM

Totally MY FAVORITE!!!!!!

-- steve...e-mail-themantelshop@hotmail.com........remember,the best teacher is repetition.

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#4 posted 01-29-2012 11:30 PM

A real gem. I love this small work of art. I often think small projects, if they are special like this one, can easily be displayed almost anywhere. I also think small carvings are much more difficult to do with the kind of detail this one is done in. Bravo!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 01-29-2012 11:55 PM

Peaceful, well done.

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#6 posted 01-30-2012 12:13 AM

Yes , although not require physical strength ,
I dare say , that the miniatures are much more difficult.

-- http://www.etsy.com/people/mariya4woodcarving

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#7 posted 01-30-2012 12:21 AM

Once again…great job!

-- -Sam - Tampa, FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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#8 posted 01-30-2012 02:27 AM

Such intricacy on a small scale.
Great work.

-- Scott Smith, Southern Illinois

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#9 posted 01-30-2012 03:09 AM

your carvings are incrediblely awesomely detailed works of art

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#10 posted 01-30-2012 06:05 AM

Beautiful! I think I’m in love! Don’t tell my wife !!!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#11 posted 01-30-2012 08:45 AM

Hi Mariya.

Simply beautiful. It reminds me of a contemplation piece my kenjutsu sensei owned and cherished. It was made several centuries ago by a master carver in Edo (now Tokyo) and was a gift from his sensei upon his attaining his black belt. Any time he had a difficult decision to make, he would cradle it softly in his hands and stare into its details, and the answer would come to him. Even if it didn’t, the calming effect it had on him was remarkable.

I envy you your gift. While I am a fair draftsman and sketch artist, I’ve never been anything like even a tyro at carving and always wanted to be. I look forward to seeing your next piece with great anticipation.

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#12 posted 01-30-2012 09:54 AM

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#13 posted 01-30-2012 03:20 PM

Wonderful carving, very inspirational.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#14 posted 01-30-2012 04:41 PM

Wow! Your work is amazing!

—Brian

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#15 posted 01-30-2012 05:15 PM

Wow, that is incredible. I would be willing to purchase one!

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