Stone Carving

Stone Carving
Stone Carving1
Stone Carving2
  • The pink and white stone available in Bastar called Sudapaal is soft and easily carved.
  • The artisan make free hand carving with chisels, embellishing the basic motifs with intricate detailing. Tatiyasaaj idols are carved on a thick rock as two dimensional relief work. White Akashang idols are three dimensional. There are no prescribed measurement. The artisans cut shape and carve the idols from an inherent sense of proportion and experience.
  • The Craft is practiced in Balod and Bastar district.
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