Hand carved wooden figures
Val Gardena in South Tyrol is famous for its precious wooden figures and for its centuries-old tradition of wood carvers.
Devoted to this profession for generations, we at DOLFI still offer excellent wooden statues of the highest quality. We make figures of Saints Male famous all over the world from Padre Pio to Saint Francis of Assisi, from Saint Anthony to Saint Joseph and all the known saints of our Bible. International Saints such as Saint Jacob of Compostela, Medina Caeli, Saint Benedict. To enrich the collection of statues there are the figures of Saints Female also known all over the world for their grace and devotion to God, we remember the famous Saint Rita, Saint Teresa of Calcutta, Saint Clare, and all the Saints and Patrons which are distinguished by their attribute as Saint Anna who is depicted with the book and a girl, or as St. Catherine of Siena with the wheel or as Elizabeth of Hungary with the jug of water or St. Barbara protector of the seas depicted with the lighthouse. All these renowned wood carved figures are part of the collection of the woodcarving statues of Saints of the DOLFI who, despite decades have passed, we still remember them, venerate and love them today. The DOLFI statues show the high quality wooden statues of Saints in great detail both in the expression of the face and in the posture. The clothes are so finely sculpted that they seem to float in the wind, this extraordinary ability of our sculptors to give movement to a wooden statue, the human expression so much that it makes you want to talk to them and adore them.
In our assortment of wood carved Figurines you will find a wide choice from hundreds of wooden saints and if you do not find the saint you are looking for, DOLFI will realize it in a few weeks on your personal exclusive commission, fulfilling your personal request. Our skilled Italian wood carvers from Val Gardena are able to create your wood carved saint statue from a simple photo or image of a painting and in a short time you will have your personal statue carved by hand in wood directly from Val Gardena to your home. A work of art that does not lose value over time but acquires some. Regardless of what you opt for, we will use only European alpine wood painted by hand with non-toxic oil colors from the German brand Lukas. The larger models are mainly carved in linden wood or bass wood and pine wood, for smaller religious figures we use maple, ash or acacia wood. Shop online now!
Dolfi offers a large selection of wooden figures and religious statues of wooden sculptures that represent the Holy Saint Women, and they are made from different types of wood such as Maple wood, linden wood, olive wood, ash wood, pine wood and decorative wood. These woods come from the forests of Trentino South Tyrol in Italy. This collection of sculptures shows the blessed and holy merciful women dedicated to our holy Lord and God. Our protectors, those who have written the history of our Christian Catholic religion, are each characterized by an extraordinary work of charity and miracle. The religious Dolfi wooden sculptures are pre-carved and then carved and hand-made by our experienced sculptors and artists. Our Master carvers handcarve the surfaces of the sculptures, smooth the surfaces, after they are hand-painted by our experienced painters using brushes and oil or water colors.
The collection of our holy women, which were also carved from the best high-quality woods and selected from the forests of Val Gardena, includes the following dimensions: The sizes of these blessed woman carved wood carvings include at least 2 inch high holy women figures and sit with the 3 inch, 4 inch, 5 inch, 6 inch, 8 inch, 10 inch, 12 inch, 14 inch, 16 inch, 18 inch, 20 and 22 inch, cont. While the statues and sculptures are made of linden wood, the sizes measure from 24 inch 26 inch, 28 inch, 30 inch, 32 inch, 34 inch, 36 inch, 38 inch, 40 inch, 42 inch, 44 inch, 46 inch, 48 inch, 50 inch, 52 inch, 54 inch, 56 inch, 58 inch and 60 invh or 6 - 8- 10 food inch and infinite in height, and are handmade by our specialist sculptors. We also manufacture on request and on behalf of our customers; We realize according to customer needs: these statues, which are ordered on request and on commission, often have a working time of at least three weeks for work in 12inch and 16inch, until several months for life-size statues that reach 2 foot, 3 foot, 4 foot, 5 foot, 6 foot, 7 foot, 8 foot, 9 foot 10 foot and beyond. Any size and any 3D-project on customer request can be carried out on customer needs.
The special beauty of these statues is their blissful and gentle expression, which can give emotions to those who watch them. The wood can be modeled and the clothes seem to float in the wind. They are not static statues, but they live because wood is a living and natural material and adapts to the place where it is exposed to the outside temperature due to UV rays and outdoor color.
To own a wooden sculpture of a wood carved Holy Woman of the highest artistic quality is surely a gift of love full of meaning, suitable for places of pilgrimage, churches, dioceses, cemeteries, shrines, public buildings, private houses, courtyards and gardens.
DOLFI presents a wide range of the most famous saints and blessed women: Saint Therese of Lisieux with the roses, Saint Irmgard with the crown, Saint Apolonia, her attribute is a pair of pliers holding a tooth, she is the protector of the dentists. Saint Ottilia, Saint Odilia (also called Odilie, Odile or Ottilie, also called Saint of Hohenbourg, her attribute is a book with two eyes. Saint Ursula is shown with an arrow. Saint Agnes has a lamb on her book as attribute. Saint Anna is depicted with her daughter next to her, Saint Margareth also called Margaretha, Margarethe, Margarete, her attribute is a cross or a dragon at her feet, Saint Elisabeth with her jug, Saint Catherine or Caterine with a cogwheel , Saint Dorothea or Dorotea with basket of flowers and fruits, Saint Veronica or Veronika with cloth and picture of Christ, Saint Hedwig or Hedeige with book and church, Saint Magdalena with ointment ampoule, Saint Cecilia Cecily, her attribute is an organ, Saint Barbara with tower and three Windows, Saint Christina, Cristine or Kristine with book and palm tree, Saint Juliane with chain and devil, Saint Rita with crucifix, Saint Theresa or Terese or Teresa with cross and roses , Mother Theresa of Calcutta, Saint Clare with book and chalice.
Can't find your personalized Holy carved wood Sculpture in your city? Email us to email@example.com with a photo and the required size and a brief description of your needs. We will then produce the wood carving for you. The characteristic of every woodcarving of saint figure is that each carving is represented with a different attribute that distinguishes and personalizes it.
Click on the link below, Figure of the Holy Women, to find your saint or patron saint, who is lovingly carved with the color and design and type of wood of your choice.
The depiction of the Madonna has always belonged to the ancient representation of the Madonna of Christianity. In the 12th century after Christ the first Marian representations can be found, and the adorations of Mary as Mother of God often depicted praying or with the Child in Hand began.
The DOLFI Madonnas collection includes over 1000 statues of sizes and executions and are produced by our skilled artisan master sculptors from Val Gardena in Trentino Alto Adige, Italy
The wooden and hand-painted statues of the Madonna of Val Gardena are represented by DOLFI as religious sculptures and wood carved statues of different sizes sculpted in maple wood and olive wood from 3 inch to 4 inch and 5 inch to then move on to 6 inch, 8 inch, 10 inch, 12 inch, 14 inch and 16 inches. The larger statues, on the other hand, are often requested in bass wood, linden wood, lime wood, stone pine or Swiss pine-wood, ash wood, walnut wood, oak wood, mahogany wood, cherry wood and fir wood. Furthermore DOLFI has been producing madonnas in glass resin, fiberglass, bronze, marble for indoor and outdoor use as well. The largest statues of madonnas, for churches, have a size of 20inch, 24inch, 32inch, 36inch, 40inch, 44inch, 48 inch, 60inch, 72 inch, 80 inch, 3 foot, 5 foot, 6 foot, 7 foot, 8 foot, 10 foot.
Any requested size of a Madonna or any 3-dimensional statue, representation or relief or 3/4relief can be made on request at your requested size. Just send us a photo, a drawing, an idea of your sculpture and the dimensions and we will manufacture your personalized sculpture to firstname.lastname@example.org
The cost of a DOLFI Madonna is subject to the level of difficulty in carving. The production of Tyrolean Madonnas can vary with baroque style, modern style, stylized or design lines madonnas.
The dispatch takes place on average within 5 days after receipt of the payment. Payment is easy and safe. And so is the right of return, quickly and free of charge.
The crucifix is the representation of Christianity. For Christians, Christ is love, hope and redemption.
The representation of Christ on the cross is the most common symbol in houses and churches.
Dolfi's proposed collections of crucifixes are made in South Tyrol Val Gardena Italy. The Dolfi crucifixes and crosses are made from local woods like Linden wood, bass wood, maple wood, swiss pine wood, ash wood, walnut wood.
Most of our wood carved sculptures are completely handmade, so that each sculpture always looks unique and exclusive. According to the different ones like Modern, linear or old style crucifixes were created, Baroque style with the most varied dimensions from 3 inches to several foot in hight and also lifesize till 3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10 foot and more.
Christ's body can be obtained loose or made on the cross from natural or patinated wood in various shades of brown or gray.
The crucifix Raffaello, named after its artist and master wood sculptor, is very well known with the cloth in different colors, light blue, white cloth, white gold, red or entirely in gold made of gold leaf or striking metal with light-dark shades. The expression of this baroque crucifix is touching.
The thorns are individually carved into the inclined head, as are the nails in the hands and feet, which gives to the wood carving a feeling of deep pain.
The artistic sculpture, skilfully shaped in every detail, almost appeals to the viewer.
The Leonardo crucifix is very well known to lovers of modern art, with a simple but very artistic line that is available in various sizes and designs.
The range of crucifixes extends to crosses for children. These are carved in wood and have the image of little angels with pink or light blue tones inside; and they can be customized for different occasions such as baptisms, confirmations, name days and different anniversaries.
Our collections of bodies of Christ also different styles and material such as: olive wood hanging wall crosses, Benedict crucifixes, hand carved Jesus crosses, handmade catholic cruzifixes, rustic wood crafted celtic cross, woodcarved rugged crosses, patinated Val Gardena Jesus Crist Corpus, natural wood hand painted corpus of Jesus, Resurrection crosses, plastic crosses made of bronze and synthetic resin crosses made of fiberglass, weatherproof crosses, colored Christ body and Lord God, devotional wall crosses, wooden crosses and decorative crosses, brightly colored with curved or straight cross and bars, Christ body carved out of wood for crosses.
Visit our world of crucifixes now and be surprised by the variety, quality and reasonable prices of our handicrafts!
Our wood carvings are hand made until 40cm/16inch. and carved in fine selected dried maple wood, the wooden figures over 40cm/16inch. are also hand made but carved in the softer selected dried linden wood. All our wooden scuptures are hand painted with oil coloures by brush, in the Dolfi Studios from our professional artists . Oil coloures are used to give to the wood carved figure a natural and unique look.
On this hand made woodcarving, there are over 70 processes, that only skilled hands that learned the job over many years, can create. This procedure allows us to produce unique wood carved collectibles for all our funs ins over 60 countries worldwide.
In addition to the design of wooden statues of all sizes and models, DOLFI has greatly expanded its range with glass fiber statues or polyresin church figures. Fiberglass is an innovative synthetic material made from reinforced resin and glass fibers. DOLFI Art Studio produces in its own art workshops with numerous artists and sculptors, church statues in various sizes of at least 60 cm, 80 cm, 100 cm, 120 cm and 150 cm, inch 24, 32 inch, 36 inch, 40 inch, 42 inch 48 inch 50 inch, 60 inch.
How are glass fiber sculpture created? In order to create a plastic sculpture, the original wooden model must be available, from which a shape is made that shows exactly all details, facets, subtleties, knife cuts, shapes and waves of a statue carved in wood. So it is a photocopy, a restoration or also called replica and duplicate of the wooden model without changing the beauty and naturalness of the sculpture. Only a true connoisseur distinguishes a wooden statue from a plastic one. Particularly noteworthy is the lightness, the low and very demanding price and the possibility of exposing, the exceptional outstanding high quality statues, also outside, since the statues are painted and decorated with colors, the UV rays and atmospheric events such as rain, Withstand cold, heat and bad weather.
For hand-painting with brushes, soft pastel colors are used or colored with acrylic colors in white or bronze, which are always suitable for outdoor use.
These statues of saints are classic, baroque and modern glass fiber statues and are particularly loved by churches and parishes and are in demand from places of pilgrimage and shrines all over the world. Polyresin figures are also very suitable as garden statues, figures for outdoors and statues of remembrance and prayer, memorial statues.
The fiberglass collection created by DOLFI offers the following figures: the classic Holy Family with Mary, the baby Jesus and St. Joseph, the Risen Christ, the body of Christ and the crucifix, the baby Jesus, the Madonna of Fatima, the Madonna and Child , Our Lady of Lourdes, Madonna of Medjugorje, the miraculous Madonna and Immaculate Madonna, the Lady of grace, Sacred Heart of Mary, Saint Joseph with child, Saint Rita with cross, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Saint Anthony of Padua, The Child Jesus of Prague, Saint Francis of Assisi and many other saints.
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Dolfi carving wood ornament angels with fine angel wings are true woodcarving collectibles. This fine wood carvings are hand made in Italy in our small village of Ortisei in the Gardena Valley in the heart of the Dolomites mountains of northern Italy. There are various types of Dolfi angels as wood carved guardian angels, wood carved cherub, wood carved angel gabriel, wood carved angel of mercy, wood carved angel com, wood carved my guardian angel, wood carved Anaheim, wood carved angelic angel, wood carved angles, wood carved archangel michael, wood carved cherubs. Dolfi carving wood Angel figures are a perfect gift for Christmas tree decorations.
Dolfi Wood Carving Angel are perfect for wooden ornaments and angels are spiritual supernatural beings found in many religions. Although the nature of angels and the tasks given to them vary from tradition to tradition, in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, they often act as messengers from God. Other roles in religious traditions include acting as warrior or guard; the concept of a guardian angel is popular in modern Western culture.
Angels are usually viewed as emanations of a supreme divine being, sent to do the tasks of that being. Traditions vary as to whether angels have free will or are merely extensions of the supreme being's will. While the appearance of angels also varies, many views of angels give them a human shape. Dolfi wood carving Angels, visit the online shop now!
The Dolfi wood carved Body of Christ is a special wood carving that people from all over the world can admire in many Christian catholic and Evangelic Churches around the World. The bible studies motions in many parts Jesus Christ and the words of Christ. The way of Christ life has been established in many countries around the world. The Dolfi wood carved Risen Christ can be bought in the best catholic gift stores and church supplies in the USA, Europe, South America and Far East like the Philippines, Korea and Japan. Furthermore, the Dolfi wood carving Body of Christ Art is sold in Religious gifts stores and stores with wooden gifts. Besides the art of wood carving the selected Dolfi dealers and stores carry also religious jewelry, wooden rosaries, catholic books, Christian gifts, wooden crucifixes, Jesus Chrst wood carvings. Curiosity: Jesus send the Lady of Medjugorje to tell better to all the people world wide the Christ Life.The Dolfi wood carved catholic crucifixes are hand painted and made in Italy in Ortisei , the small town in the Dolomites of the Dolfi laboratories. The Dolfi wood carving Cross can be made by hand in different colours as gold crosses, silver Christian Cross, red wooden Crosses, wooden red wall crosses.