Carvings from Ukraine

| May 2, 2010

These icons and doors are carved by Yuri Pankiewicz ( Юрий Панкевич ) from Poltava, Ukraine. Icons are carved from alder and doors from lime-tree. Icons are covered with gold leaf and covered with natural beeswax . You can purchase or order his works here: And his web page is here: . . […]

Contemporary Netsuke from USA

| April 17, 2010

These contemporary netsuke sculptures are carved by David Carlin from Mill Valley, California, United States. These sculptures are carved from boxwood and then stained and painted and inlayed with bone, glass and amber. Netsuke (Japanese:根付) are miniature sculptures that were invented in 17th-century Japan to serve a practical function (the two Japanese characters ne+tsuke mean […]

Illuminated furniture from U.S.

| March 30, 2010

These illuminated furniture pieces are invented and made by Kevin Wardein from Naples, Florida, United States. He has patented his invention in Nov. 01, 2006. And in March 08, 2009 he incorporated   Ambiance Illuminated, LLC. You can contact Kevin Wardein on his website : Here are his creations in daylight and […]

Segmented turnings from Italy

| February 21, 2010

These bowls and hollow vessels are turned by Gianfranco Angelino from Napoli, Italy. His work can be seen in: The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC Politecnico, Milan, Italy University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbour, MI Woodturning Center, […]

Relief carved hunting gun stocks from Tula, Russia

| January 2, 2010

These handles of hunting rifles are carved and inlayd with gold, silver, pearl and bone by Prostyankin Valery ( Валерий Простянкин ). Valery was born in 1961. In 1980, after school he went to work in the Tula Weapons factory as apprentice of woodcarver. Besides handles for hunting rifles he does high quality finishing of […]