This exquisite statue is handmade in Kathmandu, Nepal by the Shakya family. This family has been making bronze statues for many generations and is well known all over the world. Each bronze statue is made using the lost wax method, which takes considerable time and skill. After casting each statue is hand detailed and carved by master craftsmen and women. The statue is painted with gold and inlaid with turquoise and gemstones.
The Shakyamuni Buddha was a spiritual master who lived and taught in modern day India and Nepal. Shakyamuni taught others to be awakened to the true nature of reality and freed from suffering.
Measures approximately 13 inches tall.