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Crystal Buddha, Guanyin, Mortal Smile-Jingping Guanyin

$3,850.00

The Collection: Mortal Smile -A More Motherly Guanyin

Design Description:

Vase Guanyin, a version of Willow-branch Guanyin, one of the thirty-three manifestations of the bodhisattva Guanyin (Avalokitesvara), depicted holding a vase and standing on an auspicious cloud. Produced in accordance with Loretta H. Yang’s precise specifications, this image is noted for its detailed countenance, graceful bearing, and gently flowing robe. As frequently found in the Buddhist scriptures, the stately and august Vase Guanyin is conveyed on a cloud throughout the world, relieving the suffering of all who call upon her, sprinkling out the water of immortality from her vase, so as to purify the hearts and minds all sentient beings.

* This crystal glass Bodhisattva holds a bottle of dew.

淨瓶觀音,是菩薩手持淨瓶,腳踩祥雲,關照一切眾生,觀音菩薩三十三法相之一。在楊惠姍用心的刻畫下,觀音的表情更為細緻,姿態更為飄逸,站在祥雲上,批紗隨風揚起,極富動態之美。此作品是以菩薩手持浄瓶,莊嚴站姿,來代表佛經中比較常描繪的景象:觀音菩薩騰雲駕霧,雲遊四海,聞聲救苦,並常將淨瓶中的甘露水普灑人間,希望能浄化眾生的心靈。

Jingping Guanyin

Only by letting go can one advance.
The water in the vase preserves perpetual purity,
Consideration for the self, for others,
Wherever one may be,
The pervasion of clarity.

淨瓶雲意觀音

有舍有得
瓶中水 常葆清澈
予人予己
凡所至
清朗無礙好人間

Item No.:

PED246.ADAAZ

Size:

5.90"L x 7.10"D x 15.60"H inches

Material:

Crystal Glass

Technique:

Pate de Verre

Limited Edition:

500 pieces (Worldwide)

* Note: As the art pieces are individually hand-made, the color and dimensions will vary slightly.

Exquisite LIULI Gift Bags

Packaging Award by Germany's iF Design Award

Every art pieces comes with the gift-ready packaging including gift box & bag, product's description card, greeting card, and authentic certificate*.

* Authentic certificate only comes with most art pieces at the valued of $500 and more, which include the signature of the artist, product detail, and the edition number (if applied).

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Artist/Founder Loretta H. Yang leads a team of experienced artisans to create arts that honor the richness of cultural heritage and value.

Step No. 1: Design and sculpting

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Step 2 of the process involves coating our original clay sculpture in silicone. Layer after layer (3 to 7 layers) is fastidiously coated to produce a negative mold, a crucial step in capturing the prevision of the sculpture. Each layer must dry completely before additional layer is applied, thickness must be uniform to prevent leakage of wax. Once complete, the clay is removed to reveal a negative silicone mold.

Step No. 2: Silicone molding

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Pour molten wax into the negative silicone mold.

Step No. 3: Infusion of molten wax. Fill wax into a negative mold.

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Once wax has solidified and cooled, release the wax form by carefully peeling back the silicone mold. Like a butterfly molting, the silicon is shed to reveal a positive wax form.

Step No. 4: Shedding of silicon mold to obtain the wax form

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A careful refinement of the wax sculpture. Because every microinch and subtlety plays its own role in the grand scheme of beauty. Our artists refine the wax mold to its final perfection.

Step No. 5: Wax form refinement; removing imperfections

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The wax mold is placed on a wooden plank in a metal container and plaster is poured and solidified. Embedding wax form with fire-resistant plaster.

Step No. 6: Coating the wax sculpture with plaster to form a refractory mold

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Wax is steamed out of the plaster under high heat yielding a negative plaster mold.

Step No. 7: Removal of wax with steam—the essence of the “lost-wax” process

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Liuli ingredients are created through unique firing and processing of glass. Color and size appropriate pieces are placed within the plaster and fired.

Step No 8: Choosing color; kiln firing

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Fire and melt. Under intense heat, a new vision of transparency and clarity is born.

Step No. 9: Re-firing at 1,400 degrees Celsius

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Extreme patience and care are necessary when removing the plaster to prevent damage.

Step No. 10: Removal of plaster mold

When the art pieces emerge, our masters step in to carefully chip away the plaster mold. Like excavating fragile archaeological relics, one false move and you're left with broken shards.

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First comes die-cutting - smoothing the crystal down to the last microinch. Rough polish, removal of excess support, refinement and fine surface polish with a high-speed fabric wheel.

Step No. 11: Retouching of details; burnishing and polishing

Our artist refines and re-polishes each and every detail yet again.

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An etched number on the base of each piece indicates its limited edition and reminds us to never stop creating. After the engraving - an official LIULI artwork is born.

Step No.12: Final inspection; etching of serial number; packaging