These beautiful works of art are carved from a parasitic plant which grows on the chinaberry tree (jempenis) of Bali, Indonesia. This plant parasite causes the wood to distort and deform into unique mushroom-like growths.
These parasitic growths are cut away from tree tops and Bali?s skilled artisans carve these splendid creations from the removed wood. Not only does the top of the design represent a creative animal carving, the natural foothold of the parasite wood is left intact for you to enjoy its natural beauty created by mother natures own imagination.
We offer lizards, frogs, snakes, turtles, tortoises, spiders, horses, cats, sea horses, fish, iguana carvings and more. Special orders are available as well for wholesale clients.
Each piece of wood used to create these carvings is different in shape and design, therefore making each piece a true one of a kind work of art.
Not only do you get to own an exceptional piece of Bali?s traditional art, but you get to help the islands ancient trees as well to live out a long parasite free life.
These unique parasite wood carvings would be great gifts for the animal lovers in your life.
Our facilities are located on the island of Bali, Indonesia itself so you can be certain the pieces you receive have gone through a strict quality control process to ensure only top quality carvings are sent.
These are available at wholesale, and distributor pricing as well. If you are interested in purchasing these carvings at business pricing please apply for a business account today.