Giant Lion Carved From Single Tree By 20 People In 3 Years Becomes The World’s Largest Redwood Sculpture

A giant wooden sculpture of a roaring lion now stands proudly in a Central Chinese city square, and the journey it took to get there makes it all the more spectacular. The Oriental Lion, as it has been dubbed, was carved from a single redwood tree trunk over the span of 3 years. Continue reading »

This 72yo Slovenian Artist Creates Beautifully Carved Egg Sculptures

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Slovenian artist Franc Grom, aged 72, makes unbelievably intricate egg sculptures using just a tiny electric drill and enormous patience. According to National Geographic, when finished, each egg contains approximately 2,500 to 3,500 holes. While Slovene artisans usually paint their eggs using a technique called drsanka by lightly scratching intricate patterns into the surfaces of colored eggs, carving them was solely Grom’s idea. Continue reading »

Ivan Khafizov Captures The Beauty Of Russian Hand-Carved Wooden Window Frames

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Russian photographer Ivan Khafizov has travelled to 140 villages across Mother Russia to document amazing hand-carved wooden window frames, known as nalichniki. For his nalichniki.com project, Ivan visited 20 Russian regions, photographing window-cover crafts to create his “Virtual Museum of Traditional Window Covers”. Continue reading »

Meet The Artist Selling Real Carved Human Skulls

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Artist Zane Wylie has purchased dozens of human skulls. He carves the bones with intricate designs and sells them on his website for thousands of dollars. But the art of bone carving is complex: It’s both technically difficult, and it’s increasingly tough to find legally obtained skulls for purchase, as major online retailer eBay prohibited the sale of human remains this year. Continue reading »

Utterly Magical Hand Carved Skulls That Will Light Up Your Room

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These delicate skull designs are at once both eerie and beautiful. Created by artist Mikhail Bozhok, each piece is carved by hand and features the most incredible details. The Belarus based artist spends hours crafting each meticulous design. Drawing inspiration from lace, crochet textures, architecture, and antique prints, Mikhail breathes new life into dusty bones with his magical skills. Each skull is hand carved and given its own unique identity. Mikhail takes pride in making each skull utterly breathtaking in it’s own special way. Some skulls are even illuminated from the inside. Continue reading »

Elegantly Carved Wooden Platform Shoes

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Etsy seller LanVy Nguyen of New York City used to work in corporate finance. Now, she is “a designer of things beautiful.” And they certainly are! She designs wooden wedge shoes that are so beautiful that they look like they belong in museums instead of closets. They’re custom made by craftsmen in Vietnam, who take 18 days to make each pair. Continue reading »

This Golden Carved Nissan GT-R Made A Huge Impression At The Tokyo Motor Show 2016

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Kuhl-Racing Nissan GT-R is something that you could not miss at the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon. Its appearance is by far and away the most insane the world has ever seen. That engraved gold metal paint job is a masterpiece. Yup, it is a paint job, not a wrap. First, they made the engravings to the body panels and then painted them to achieve this unique look. Continue reading »

Intricately Carved Wooden Animal Sculptures Leap To Life

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Rippling muscles, thick horns, and fur so realistic that you can almost feel the wind blowing through it — Guiseppe Rumerio sculpts lifelike animals with the most intrinsic anatomical details to bring his wooden creatures to life. Tucked away in Ortisei, a small town in Northern Italy, this gifted sculptor has made a name for himself in the woodworking community with his breathtaking carvings, clearly expressing his fascination with nature. All of his wood sculptures are painstakingly hand-carved, exhibiting intricate details that reveal an authentic sense of life flowing from artist to creation. Continue reading »

This Company Creates Unique Carved Wood Cases For Your Phone

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Carved, a company out of Indiana, is creating cases for smartphones, but these are not your average plastic covers or skins. Using real wood and a mixture of colored resin swirls, Carved is able to produce true pieces of art that not only protect your phone, but look fantastic while doing it. Continue reading »

Impressive Carved Wood And Bone Figures By Andrey Sagalov

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Belarusian sculptor from Minsk Andrey Sagalov masterfully carves absolutely great portraits and figures from wood, bone, and ivory. Continue reading »

Elegant Wooden Chair Hand-Carved From A Single Tree Stump

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‘The Glemham I’ was produced by the artist Alex Johnson during a residency at White House Farm, which is the seasonal home of The Alde Valley Spring Festival near Great Glemham, England. Its stump was harvested from the farm and felled by a local timber man. Johnson then began slowly shaping and forming the wood into a elegant piece of furniture, with curved arms that flow into intricate flourishes adorning the base of the chair. Continue reading »

Insanely Creepy Skulls Carved Out Of Fruit & Veg

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The art carving creepy faces into fruit and vegetables isn’t a new concept, but Russian artist (and now Paris resident) Dimitri Tsykalov has set a new benchmark in terms of creativity and technique with his horror-tastic series of skulls carved into various fruit and vegetables. Continue reading »

The Ice Hotel Opens Its Doors To Reveal This Year’s Breathtaking Hand-Carved Suites

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The Ice Hotel is now back – and what better way to stand out than to place a giant elephant in the room. The first images of Ice Hotel 26 in Sweden have been released offering a sneak peek of the incredible suites that are now available for guests of the famous accommodation. Aside from the 9.8 foot African animal, creations this year include a 1970’s inspired Love Capsule, a room taking it’s design aesthetic from a Russian imperial theatre and there is even an icicle cave. Continue reading »

Tiny Oyster Pearls Are Intricately Carved into Wearable Skull Sculptures

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Japanese artist Shinji Nakaba transforms elegant oyster pearls into intricately carved anatomical forms. His wearable sculptures come in many different shapes and sizes, but the jeweler’s most unique pieces are carved into the shape of human and animal skulls. Continue reading »

Incredibly Realistic Wood Sculptures Of People Hand-Carved By Peter Demetz

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Italian artist Peter Demetz has a gift for breathing life into wood, a material that seems hard and lifeless to most of us. His wooden sculptures of people are flawlessly life-like. Demetz’s precise and perfect mastery of human anatomy makes his sculptures look like paintings or sketches, and his wonderful compositions and sense of perspective help perpetuate this illusion. The grain of the wood and its warm colors, however, give them a tactile appearance that would be difficult to fake with paint. Continue reading »