Laxman Bhatt

Wood Carving Artisan

Mr. Laxman Bhatt
68 Yrs; 53 years experience; Amer, Rajasthan

” I am an artist and I am proud of it. I started at an early age, with the talent inherited from my ancestors. With my slow and steady efforts, I honed my skills in carving. The piece of wood and my passion to keep giving shape to my imagination motivated me throughout.”

About Wood Carving:

Introduction

Wood carving is a form of woodworking by means of a cutting tool (knife) in one hand or a chisel by two hands or with one hand on a chisel and one hand on a mallet, resulting in a wooden figure or figurine

History

Wood work of Rajasthan dates back to 17th century. Intricately carved wooden doors and windows in palaces and haveli is are testimonies to its popularity in the medieval era. Even today this craft is practiced extensively in various parts of Rajasthan. Apart from creating doors and windows; Rajasthan’s artisans have exhibited exemplary craftsmanship in etching unique parapets, furniture and even jewellery and jewellery boxes. Carving figurines of deities, like Buddha and Ganesha, from wood is the art that has reached its artistic peak in the present time. Rajasthan’s wooden décor can be seen in home of every art lover. Beautiful and intricate designs, lovely natural colour, impeccable quality and high durability have made these wooden articles a favourite pick these days

Depicted themes

Rajasthani Lives

Deities-Buddha and Ganesha

Jewellery and jewellery boxes

Welcome Puppets​

Bookings also for: Furniture designing