Antique Sandalwood Carved Rare Shiva Statue Height: 12 inches It is made of very high quality Sandalwood and would remain as it is for more than 50 years. And the sculpture was found sturdy as it is Antique. You could feel the antiqueness and sense the fragrance of this artistic sculpture once you receive it. We keep it as it is. This shiva sculpture is sandalwood handcrafted by the wood artisans in North India. Rare and very older artwork, you are the only one who is going to have this artistic sculpture as this is unique. It is truly one of a kind as there is only one made exactly like this. Shiva is known by several names – Mahadeva, Nataraj, Pashupati, Rudra, Vishwanath, Bhole Nath, Shambhu, and Shankar. Bring in this Sandalwood beautifully carved Natraj Idol your home and enhance the charm of your showcase. The complete art is done on single wood piece. Hindu Lord Shiva alias Nataraj statue is almost more than 50 years old as per the sayings of artist from Jaipur. Indian sandalwood is very sacred in the Hindu Ayurveda and is known in Sanskrit as chandana. In Hinduism and Ayurveda, sandalwood is thought to bring one closer to the divine. Thus, it is one of the most used holy elements in Hindu and Vedic societies. The level of detail of this carving of Lord Shiva is so beautiful and amazing in each and every part of body. His face and depth of expression is incredible. The wooden sculpture in sandalwood serves as a great gift, especially around religious celebrations and festivities. Wooden handmade vintage Hindu god idol of Shiva reflects the artistic qualities and time one has taken to shape this product. Exquisitely designed and intricately crafted, it makes for a perfect gifting option.