Sumba Men | Stone - Sumba

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Nestled on the Island of Sumba in the enchanting archipelago of Indonesia, these extraordinary stone statues stand as a testament to the island's rich cultural heritage and the skilled craftsmanship of its local artisans. Each of these remarkable creations is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece, meticulously hand-carved from the age-old medium of sandstone, rendering them uniquely captivating.

The Sumba statues, hailing from this remote island paradise, hold a profound significance within the indigenous culture of the region. Placed strategically around the entrance of huts, these statues assume the role of guardian spirits, their solemn presence imbued with the power to bestow protection and healing upon the inhabitants sheltered within.

Their simplicity in form belies their spiritual significance, as every curve and contour of these statues is a testament to the deep-rooted traditions and beliefs of the Sumbanese people. The artistry of the local craftsmen is evident in the meticulous detailing of each statue, which often features intricate patterns and symbols, a visual language that communicates their unique cultural narrative.

As you contemplate these Sumba statues, you can't help but feel a connection to the ancient wisdom and spiritual reverence that they represent. They are not merely objects of aesthetic beauty but living embodiments of the island's mystical soul, inviting you to experience the profound synergy between art, culture, and spirituality on the Island of Sumba, Indonesia

Small:       6cm (L) x 5cm (W) x 10cm (H)

Medium:   7cm (L) x 5cm (W) x 20cm (H)

Large:       7cm (L) x 5cm (W) x 25cm (H)

Please note that when you purchase one of these handcrafted products, no two items will be exactly the same as there will be slight variations between each product and the product image on the screen.  We consider this to be a unique advantage as your bespoke piece is truly one of a kind.