Hand Carved Wood Puzzle Box Om Symbol from Indonesia, "Om Protector"
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Indonesian artisan Sarwaedi has been involved in wood carving from a young age, under the instruction of his parents. He presents his very own design in this puzzle box, which is hand-carved from local suar wood. On the surface of this piece is the Om symbol, an iconic mantra found in Hindu and Buddhist traditions.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.
This artist is currently supporting and providing for the education of their children, grandchildren, or children in their community, whether it be at the primary, secondary, or university level.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.
Sarwaedi has received a $1200 microcredit loan with 0% interest.
This artist supports children under the age of 18.