Buddha Eyes 28mm Carved Bone Cabochon

Sold by Indounik
(20)
$6.00
+ $5.00 shipping
$6.00
+ $5.00 shipping
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Preparation takes 3-5 business days
Arrives from Indonesia
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Item details

The eyes of Buddha in a peaceful, meditative pose feature in this beautiful artisan-carved bone cabochon.

This piece is the mid size of three identical designs crafted for Indounik in Bali where Buddhism and other religions have had a big influence in shaping the type of Hinduism practised by most of the island's 4.3 million inhabitants.

It's ideal for jewelry-making and would make a stunning bracelet to match any pendant set with the larger 40mm cab.

You can see this design in the other sizes and colours here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/Indounik/search?search_query=buddha+eyes&search_submit=&search_type=user_shop_ttt_id_6011725&shopname=Indounik

This 28mm one could also feature on a greeting card, scrapbook page or the cover of a journal of your innermost thoughts, or make a stunning embellishment on luxury wedding invitations.

The gentle flowing lines of this design are as soft and warm to the touch as they appear.

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AT A GLANCE
Size: Approx 28mm (L) x 10mm (W)
Thickness: Approx 3mm
Pieces per pack: 1
Material: Cow bone, flat-backed, not drilled
Colour: White (putih)
Shipping: This item will ship from Ubud, Bali, via Pos Indonesia registered mail with tracking, and you'll almost certainly have to sign for the package on delivery. Please see my shop policies for further shipping details. I generally ship more quickly than the 3-5 business days listed in my shipping profile but sometimes need more leeway if it's rainy season.

BACK STORY
Bali is the biggest Hindu outpost outside of India but it's a hybrid form of the religion that incorporates elements of Buddhism, animism, and even Chinese Confucianism.

This religion is practised by more than 90 percent of Balinese as well as some residents of Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan, and Lombok, the little island to Bali's east. Together they represent only about 3% of the population of Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation state.

What might not be so widely known is that in Java, once predominantly Hindu, a substantial number of Muslims follow a non-orthodox, Hindu-influenced form of Islam known as Agama Jawa.

Crafting beautiful ornaments and jewelry pieces from animal bone is a time-honoured tradition on the island of Bali. Bone is a sturdy and versatile material that is durable enough to craft a treasured heirloom.

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“The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.” ~ Hindu Prince Gautama Siddharta, the founder of Buddhism, 563-483 B.C
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Reviews
Average review
(20)
Very nice. Detail is good. Good size. Works very nicely in my casting set.
Apr 5, 2018 by kitdubhran
beautiful carving great price. shipping took a while, but the wait was worth it
Jun 14, 2016 by Karen Ciaffa
Repeat customer. Love these Buddha eyes and all else, including the entrancing article in the paper. Thank you!
Dec 8, 2015 by starsearchnow
Beautiful cabasion, packaged with care and the items got to me quickly. Love Indounik
Sep 4, 2015 by Melissa Woogin
Quality carving with wonderful design.
Mar 11, 2014 by Judie Mountain

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