Saturday, October 25, 2014

African woman

The woman wearing beautiful earrings and a head scarf carved on the spring-stone shows the dress and elegance of African women.

Potrait

title: Potrait
stone: Butterjade

Monday, September 29, 2014

Wise Counsellor

sculpture by Tau Tandi

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Loading raw stones in Chiweshe

loading opal stones from the mine in Chiweshe into a small truck for transportation 200km to the workshop.

woman's torso

The type of stone used to carve the woman's torso is green opal stone

Tools of the trade

In the photo are some of the tools that used by the sculptors in Zimbabwe when they carve the hard stones

Beautifull lady in Mvurwi town

Sculptures are known to add beauty to place as in the sculpture Beautiful lady. The sculpture in the photo is in Mvurwi town in Zimbabwe where the famous stone springstone used to carve the sculpture is mined.

The african buck

 The artist in the photo, Witness Chimika, is inspired by wildlife, most of his sculptures are of animals and nature. He grew up herding cattle and goats in the rural Zimbabwe. Today he is a member of Chitungwiza arts community and he is also a popular mbira player.


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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Good Listerner

the sculpture above is in green opal stone and was carved by one Zimbabwe's top artist Munyaradzi Jeche who was apprenticed to his uncle Nicholas Mukomberanwa in 1997.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Group discussion


The photo above shows a group of sculptures by second generation artist Jonathan Mhondorohuma

Monday, June 16, 2014

White opal

The Domboshava White Opal mine in Zimbabwe

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Deeply in Love

the sculpture was carved by Confidence Zinyeka