Goddess Lakshmi, also known as Shakti, is an endless Mother Goddess of riches, power, and nurturing. Although she is in her standard posture, her bright magnified stance and sharp cuts add to the sanctity and beauty of this sculpture.
She sits on latitasana position on a plinth of lotus base while holding two lotuses in each of her hands behind. As her other two hands are formed in Varada and Abhaya mudras, respectively. Her facial expressions of a sharp nose, slightly smiling lips, and half-shut eyes have been carefully carved by the sculptor, emphasizing the gold crowned deity’s pure and elegant personality.
She is draped in an exquisite amber-gold saree with loose folds and her waist is anchored by a cummerbund. She is adorned in an ethnic long necklace that drops in her feet, elegantly. Near her feet are kneeling two adorned elephants to her manifestation. The spectacularly magnificent throne surrounding her adds a touch of grandeur. The grandiose splendour of the amber-gold throne with paisley designs and motifs glows differently surrounding her magnificent beauty.
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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