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One of a Kind White Tara by Artist Meena Shakya

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Our statue makers in Kathmandu are doing some incredible work recently, this White Tara is Carved entirely by hand, then cast using the lost wax method. Over 8 artists work on each of these statues, carving, making wax molds, pouring hot bronze, painting the gold faces and eyes and hand painting them. Meena Shakya, a master artisan did all the finishing work, it takes her months and sometimes years to complete a statue with such intricate details. Note the extraordinary images painted on Taras lap and on her back.

One of a kind 7 inch bronze hand painted statue. Hand picked by Dharmashop founder Sander Cohen in Kathmandu Nepal

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