CMS: Diameter: 28, Thickness: 1.5.
Inch: Diameter: 11, Thickness: 0.6.
Net Weight: Gram N.W: 400 g. Pound N.W: 0.88 lbs.
Materials: Camphor wood, Eco Friendly Lacquer.
Crane Wood Carvings are fine for wall decoration arts and crafts. Crane bird is a special animal and has interesting symbols or signs. Decorative wooden carvings are designed with paired crane birds, Pine trees. Pine tree is regarded as longevity. Crane birds have the same signs. In Chinese culture Crane birds mixed with pine trees are usually for longevity. So Crane wood carvings are perfect for birthday gift ideas.
Throughout history, birds have been viewed as animals of special value. The Crane may conceivably be the oldest bird on earth; there is fossil proof that they existed over 60 million years ago. Greek and Roman myth tended to portray the dance of cranes as a love of joy and a celebration of life. The crane was usually considered to be a bird of Apollo, the sun god, who heralded in Spring and light. Throughout all of Asia, the crane has been a symbol of happiness and eternal youth. In Japanese, Chinese, and Korean tradition, cranes stand for good fortune and longevity because of its fabled life span of a thousand years.
Existing in fifteen species which inhabit five continents, the most majestic is the Japanese Crane which stands almost five feet tall with its wing span of more than six feet and its white body capped with its red crown. The Japanese refer to the crane as “the bird of happiness;” the Chinese as “heavenly crane” believing they were symbols of wisdom. The powerful wings of the crane were believed to be able to convey souls up to paradise and to carry people to higher levels of spiritual enlightenment. Over time, the crane has also evolved as a favorite subject of the tradition of paper folding – origami. It is said that a thousand folded cranes, one for each year of its life, makes a wish come true.
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