A look into the Sublime Dongyang Wood carvings

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Dongyang woodcarving or “white woodcarving” (as white is the natural color of the wood).

The name comes from Dongyang, a city in Zhejiang Province of Shanghai. it is considered as  the major center for wood carving since last 1000 years. There’s a huge demand for such art pieces globally and hence they are exported to more than 50 countries worldwide.

Dongyang woodcarving involves realistic depictions of Birds, historical events, animals, flowers and human figures on furniture and decorative house items.

 

Huangpu River

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Human figures

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Cranes  & Herons

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Depiction of historical events

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Decorative household item carvings

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Magnificent flowers

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Precision art

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Human figures

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Flowers

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Process of turning a piece of wood into an art.

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Craftsmen magic tool’s

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