More About Mammoth Ivory Seven Lucky Gods

The Seven Gods of Luck and Good Fortune, Shichi Fukujin are originally a part of Japanese tradition. They represent Dignity, Honesty, Amiability, Longevity, Fortune, Happiness and Wisdom. An amalgamation of Buddhist, Taoist, Hinduism and Shinto saints which became an integral part of the folklore of Japanese, the Gods were grouped around 17th century as Seven Lucky Gods.

As per the traditional representation of the legend as found in historical documents, the Seven Lucky Gods travel in a ship, Takarabune which was filled with precious gems and treasures, coming up from the sea, spreading happiness and good fortune to everyone. It is considered that if you put a picture of Shichi Fukujin under your pillow at night on 31st December for a better fortune in the New Year. The Seven Lucky Gods has Ebisu, Daikokuten, Bishamonten, Benzaiten, Hotei, Jurōjin, and Fukurokuju.

Laughing Buddha or Hotei is the God of Happiness and is known to be generous with gifts for people as is known as Japanese Santa.  While Jyuroujin (God of Longevity) is represented as old man with staff and has a few animals accompanying him.  Fukurokujuzin (God of happiness, wealth and longevity) is a vagabond and philosopher who survive without eating.

Bishimon (God of warriors) holding a pagoda and spear in each hand, symbolizes gifts and guards the treasures. While there is one Goddess, Benzai or Benten which means flowing water, she personifies art, beauty and charm. The God of fishermen and traders, Ebisu has a large belly and is usually happy and laughing. He carries a fishing rod and fish. And the last God in the pantheon is Daikoku. He is the God of the House especially the kitchen. This is considered the center of wealth and is seen carrying a mallet.   Check out the beautiful mammoth tusk ivory Lucky 7 Gods at http://www.mammothivory.info

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Christian Art Mammoth Ivory Sculptures

Ivory has always been a preferred material for royalty and nobility since time immemorial and some of the beautiful statutes and sculptures in medieval churches have been carved in ivory. From crosses, rosaries and figurines, there is a vast and assorted variety of classic Greek and Roam art and later Christian art that is crafted from pure ivory. Going by the traditional cravings and sculptures, even today, the demand for crosses, religious jewelry and artifacts, is high. Though you’ll find most of these items in ivory, the only difference is that today legal mammoth ivory is used to carve them.

Ivory panels, crosses and religious bookmarks since early 4 to 8 century were embellished with gems and metalwork. Usually the carvings of angels, apostles and saints were sculpted on them. Ivory covers were crafted as bindings for manuscripts and ivory plaques were in use. Most of them are spread out through different museums due to its antique value and relevance.

After elephant ivory was banned, mammoth ivory procured from extinct wooly mammoths has become the base for all ivory carvings which are legal for trade worldwide. Though there are numerous replicas of original work, each of them has been crafted with fine details, handcrafted by expert Master artists. You might be interested in looking through some of the most exquisite workmanship and artistic caliber of the artists before adding to your collection. If you are looking for Christian religious art products in mammoth ivory, you’re in luck. Check out a wide range of beautiful products online at www.mammothivory.info

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Determining The Age Of Mammoth Ivory Tusks

As they say, old is gold, same holds true for mammoth tusks, which is the only legal ivory worldwide. With elephant being completely banned in US, the demand for mammoth ivory has risen. The increasing popularity and ease of purchase and sale, legal ivory is very similar to elephant ivory, sharing the same texture, color and luster, making it even more precious.

Age of mammoth ivory

But do you know how old is the mammoth tusk that you intend buying? Most of the experts discern the age of the tusk from the rings in the tusk. These are quite the same as tree rings but are more detailed than that. The mammoth tusks have a major line for each year and minor lines for the days and the weeks, so it pretty much well-defined. Ivory experts and scientists can tell the season when the specific mammoth died. The thickness of the ring depends upon the health of the mammoth and is studied to know which season was more favorable for growth.

Only legal ivory for trade

With enhanced global warming, the permafrost is melting faster, leading to mammoth ivory hunters bountiful harvesting of precious, antique ivory into the global market. And that is why mammoth tusk ivory is traded easily worldwide without restrictions because wooly mammoths are extinct. But it is essential to only buy from reputed dealers with years into the business as fakes abound. Take a look at some of the most unique collection of genuine ivory artifacts and sculptures at http://www.mammothivory.info

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An Outstanding Mammoth Ivory Japanese Samurai

Mammoth Ivory Japanese Samurai

What an amazing amazing piece of Mammoth ivory Japanese Samurai brought to us by  www.mammothIvory.info Collection.  The master carver capture this Japanese Samurai while he holds one sword in his right hand & he got another sword tied to his belt.

He is holding one strip of the bamboo bag & the expression on his face reflects like he is going to move an obstacle or an unknown enemy. As well there are some bows  in front of him.

This Samurai has been Hand carved by top skilled Master Carver To Perfection  out from Genuine , High quality  Mammoth Ivory Tusk. Mammoth Ivory  is absolutely legal worldwide & TODAY IS THE BEST OPTION FOR ALL THE IVORY LOVERS & COLLECTORS – Who loves the Ivory artifacts but as well they loves the elephants & they are totally against  elephant poaching & illegal Elephant ivory trade.

Mammoth Ivory tusks are eco friendly & are coming from the extinct woolly Mammoth  – The prehistoric elephant . Those Mammoth roamed the earth before 10,000 years ago.
Today Mammoth ivory Tusk are being found at the arctic regions like Siberia, Russia or Alaska.

This Mammoth Ivory Figurine is 23 Cm Height Including the wood-stand.

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An Amazing legal Mammoth Ivory 18 Louhan Monks Set

Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set

To hold those 18 Mammoth Ivory Louhan Monks Figurine in my hands it’s  almost was my dream comes true.  I just saw this set in a Museum behind a glass & i wanted so much to hold them in my hands & to feel the carvings without the glass departs me from my lovers.
And just now i got special invitation from IvoryAndArt.com gallery to come & write about them – I felt like i won the lottery. The figurines are so beautiful that it’s hearts – The height of each monk is about 18 Cm Including the customized wood stand & the carving is just state of the art – This entire set worth $160,000 But now you can find it on very attractive sale – If you Love Mammoth ivory Carvings & You’ve got the Money – you shouldn’t hesitate  – I can promise you that this is going to your best investment you make ever – not Just the Money profit  – But it Will be a profit for your Soul.

History Of The Louhans:

Lohan, Monk is considered as one who  has reached “the other shore” and is saved for all eternity. In him the asavas – the craving for sensual pleasures, earthly existence, ignorance and wrong views – are gone. He is subject to no more rebirths and karma.

Lohans are well-known for their great wisdom, courage and supernatural power. Due to their abilities to ward off the evil, Lohans have became guardian angels of the Buddhist temple and there in the main hall standing guard are the ever-present, indomitable-looking 18 Luohan figures, sometimes accompanied by 500 or more lesser Lohans.

According to tradition, there were originally only 16 lohans. Two were added on the list by the Chinese in the Tang Dynasty.

Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set
Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set
Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set
Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set
Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set
Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set
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Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set
Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set
Mammoth ivory 18 Louhan Monks set

 

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