Garuda's wings from Java
A SYMBOL OF POWER AND BRAVERY
This spectacular sculpture of Garuda’s wings was hand carved in wood by local artisans on the island of Java, made with ancient techniques.
The Garuda is a legendary creature described as the king of birds. He’s known as a protector with incredible powers to fight injustice and destroy evil, a symbol of great force and speed. In countless stories around Southeast Asia Garuda also symbolizes the virtue of knowledge, bravery, loyalty, and discipline. He’s had a great cultural importance in Indonesia since antiquity and is the country’s national symbol.
The sculpture comes complete on a black metal stand and its story printed out for you inside a beautiful envelope. Being artisan crafted each piece is slightly different and each has natural, visible cracks as beautiful signs of the aging of the wood.
Dimensions: ca 60 X 39,5 X 12cm with the stand