About sculpture "St. Joseph"The statue in the sizes 20 cm, 25 cm, 30 cm and 40 cm is carved from maple wood.
The statue in the sizes 45 cm and 60 cm and 90cm is carved from lime wood.
Painted: After being sculpted, the figures are painted in oil and gold-plated. The process is done entirely by hand.
Burnished: After being carved, the sculpture is treated with a mordant and polished with a layer of wax.
Burnished 3-colours: After being carved, the sculpture is painted with two or three different shades of mordant and polished with a layer of wax.
Pure gold: After being carved, the sculpture is plated with 24-carat gold and painted with oil.
Antique: Once completed, the sculpture is primed, then painted and treated with lacquer to achieve an antique effect.
Each piece comes directly from our workshop and is carved and painted by hand in Val Gardena in the best tradition.