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China Market Sinking Carvings

Discussion in 'Rising Phoenix' started by RisingPhoenix, Nov 1, 2018.

  1. RisingPhoenix

    RisingPhoenix Resident Artisan

    Figured you all might like seeing what some China Market Sinking carvings looked like.

    Those that attended last week’s Vegas Fayre saw these, and can attest to JUST HOW FRAGRANT these bad ass pieces are :) @jensz - remember your initial impression?

    Buddhas, Kwan Yin’s, and Dragons oh my!!








  2. Arsalan

    Arsalan True Ouddict

    Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
  3. OudGood

    OudGood True Ouddict

    Burn them. Lol
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  4. Nadeem

    Nadeem Resident Artisan

    I concur :Roflmao:
  5. RisingPhoenix

    RisingPhoenix Resident Artisan


    Fortunately, they smell so incredibly aromatic at room temp, there is no need :rolleyes:
  6. Zahir

    Zahir Guest

    (facepalm) for using something for a purpose they are NOT intended for... But then again, maybe that's a use as well (?)
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  7. OudGood

    OudGood True Ouddict

    The dragon ones are AMAZING!
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  8. Arsalan

    Arsalan True Ouddict

    I’m almost afraid to ask, but what kind of ballpark price range do such pieces go for? :Whistling:
    Or are they ancient priceless artefacts...but even then...every thing has a price...right? :Roflmao:
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  9. RisingPhoenix

    RisingPhoenix Resident Artisan

    Carvings in general run for around $80-$120 / g in the China Market. If they sink, can be more. And if they are fragrant at room temp, more still. As a general range - roughly $80 - $200 / g

    These sink, are superbly aromatic at room temp, and are priced on the lower end @$100/g

    These are, interestingly, Balinese. They smell frickin fantastic - and the carvings are quite beautiful. Some of the pieces are quite thick, as well. They are all thick - but like cigarette lighter thick
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  10. Sproaty

    Sproaty Sproudy Staff Member

    I can attest to their beauty, I took a lot of pictures of them at the Fayre :D
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  11. RisingPhoenix

    RisingPhoenix Resident Artisan

    Any that you’ve got that you can post here?

    Do you recall just how AROMATIC these were when opening the box I had them in?
  12. Sproaty

    Sproaty Sproudy Staff Member

    no I smashed my phone earlier and can't transfer my photos because I need to press the screen :Poop::Poop:
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  13. RisingPhoenix

    RisingPhoenix Resident Artisan


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