The art of Bhutanese wood craving

The art of Bhutanese wood craving
Drawing of the design is carved into a flat piece of wood. In this video, you would be able to see the guy removing the sketch and carving using the chisel.

In the background, there is an interesting fact about the art of four harmonious friends- elephant monkey, rabbit and the bird which has a special story about a fruit tree. the painting of the 4 friends was brought to Bhutan by Rinpoche Zhabdung Ngawang Namgyal in 1616. It is about friendship and living in harmony. you can buy the painting of it and gift to your friends and relatives in Bhutan.

You can also see the carving of wooden Dungkar, Yangchen (Bhutanese guitar), Dragon(The Dragon is probably the most important creature in the mysticism of Bhutan. It can also be seen on the flag of the kingdom. In each of its four claws, it holds a gem. It is one of four dignities and protects the small kingdom with its supernatural powers. The dragon lives in the sky and stands for wisdom and compassion.) and other arts. It can be coloured later too. The cost of the arts would start from Rs 1000.

Shoot Location: New Delhi.

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The art of Bhutanese wood craving