SKU: BSCUTJT027 Model: JUTECRAFT 27 Brand:Utkalika Availability: In Stock
The tradition of Stone-Carving is very rich in Odisha. Craftsperson from Odisha had since the ancient time in Odisha had achieved a very high degree of expertise in stone carving. The huge repertoire of stone carving is best revealed in the architecture and rock-cut sculptures of Lingraja, Jagannath, Mukteshwara and other temples of Orissa. Other noteworthy monuments include the temple chariot of the Sun God at Konark, stupas of Ratnagiri and Udaygiri, Surasundaris heavenly beauties playing on different musical instruments at Konark temple, the Konark wheel, horse, elephant, lion. Other motifs include Krishna and Radha, Laxmi, Vishnu, Durga, Buddha and Ganesha.
The artisans mainly use Rajastan Marbles, Serpentine stone, Black Granite and Sandstone to create different items with the help of simple tools like hammers and chisel. Each region has a distinct form of carving and the style differs from one another. The artisans are adept at creating superb stone carving that are mainly found in the temple architectures and figurines. They prefer to use Various type of stone for providing form to their creations.