Paavai vilakku, the lady holding up the lamp. Or Deepalakshmi, which translates to Lakshmi with a lamp. A semi-deified iconography of that which Indian culture holds dear - womanhood and light, symbolic of fertility and vidya (awareness).
Untold finesse of form. A bone structure so irresistible that one may not take the eyes off her. With a dia in Her hands and miniature peacocks perched on Her softly rounded shoulders, her face radiates superior calm and compassion and wisdom, as a woman should. Framed by karnakundalas almost as substantial as the shells on her ornate bodice.
A luxuriantly embellished dhoti wound low around the hips, concealing her long limbs all the way until those delicately shaped ankles. Poised upon the pistil of an upturned lotus.
How to keep a Brass statue well-maintained?
Brass statues are known and appreciated for their exquisite beauty and luster. The brilliant bright gold appearance of Brass makes it appropriate for casting aesthetic statues and sculptures. Brass is a metal alloy composed mainly of copper and zinc. This chemical composition makes brass a highly durable and corrosion-resistant material. Due to these properties, Brass statues and sculptures can be kept both indoors as well as outdoors. They also last for many decades without losing all their natural shine.
Brass statues can withstand even harsh weather conditions very well due to their corrosion-resistance properties. However, maintaining the luster and natural beauty of brass statues is essential if you want to prolong their life and appearance.
In case you have a colored brass statue, you may apply mustard oil using a soft brush or clean cloth on the brass portion while for the colored portion of the statue, you may use coconut oil with a cotton cloth.
Brass idols of Hindu Gods and Goddesses are especially known for their intricate and detailed work of art. Nepalese sculptures are famous for small brass idols portraying Buddhist deities. These sculptures are beautified with gold gilding and inlay of precious or semi-precious stones. Religious brass statues can be kept at home altars. You can keep a decorative brass statue in your garden or roof to embellish the area and fill it with divinity.
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