Damascus 11 - Gravestone Carving

  • Posted May 11, 2008 by Riaz Viewed 3809 times
  • This is a migrated legacy post. Image resolution is low. Info

Came across this man, carving Gravestones! A real artist and so dedicated to his work!

Master at work

Master at work, apprentice learning

The Carving tool at work!

Concentrating on accuracy

In action!

The final Product!

Join the conversation!
    Login or Signup using following options to comment Login or Signup below to comment
    Login Sign up

    12 There are 12 comments, add yours!

    • #
      0
      2008.05.14 Edited

      Great discovery, this is quite an art and hard work.
      The son is already there observing.
      Super set.

    • #
      0
      2008.05.12 Edited

      I've always been interested in what is written on gravestones! A great post! Such a shame that I can't understand what is written here!

    • #
      0
      2008.05.11 Edited

      I really love arabic calligraphy. Ty Roger for sharing this great set. I like especially #1 - bcoz of the smile of the artist when he saw the photograph ;-) lol - and #4 showing his concentration - he surely forgot that the photograph was still there, in action as well :))

    • #
      0
      Tim
      2008.05.11 Edited

      omg...why did I have the impression that i would see shoes here today? lol
      Great sequence of scenes, love it!!

    • #
      0
      2008.05.11 Edited

      perfect set and dedication, it is also good for children to learn this art
      very good