Hand Carved Marble Buddha Head

This serene Buddha head was hand-carved from a pale and very pure marble in China. The piece depicts a quiet, meditative buddha with short curly hair. This represents Prince Siddhartha and the story of how he cut off his topknot, as an act of renunciation of his privileged past. The marble's composition creates a subtle glittery quality, particularly in daylight.

The noticeable bump on top of the head, known as the Ushnisha, represents the attainment of the Buddha’s enlightenment. The half-closed eyes show his state of meditation and the half-smile depicts the serenity and nobility of the Buddha.

These elegant pieces are ideal for a devotional or wellness space, a small alter or window ledge to evoke a sense of calmness.

It is approximately 16cm in diameter and about 23cm high and weighs about 9.9kg.

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Type: Buddha