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井波彫刻。

井波彫刻。

瑞泉寺の彫刻。

瑞泉寺の彫刻。

井波のまちの至るところにある彫刻。

井波のまちの至るところにある彫刻。

井波彫刻の彫刻刀 http://www.nanto-yui.jp/list/handcraft.php

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井波の門前町。

井波の門前町。

In Norse mythology, Jörmungandr, or "Midgarðsormr" was a sea serpent so long that it encircled the entire world, Midgard. Some stories report of sailors mistaking its back for a chain of islands. Sea serpents also appear frequently in later Scandinavian folklore, particularly in that of Norway.

In Norse mythology, Jörmungandr, or "Midgarðsormr" was a sea serpent so long that it encircled the entire world, Midgard. Some stories report of sailors mistaking its back for a chain of islands. Sea serpents also appear frequently in later Scandinavian folklore, particularly in that of Norway.

It is sculptured in relief, with Ogham inscriptions down each of the four angles.  The front bears a celtic cross with interlacing, and the back bears symbols including fish monsters, the elephant or dolphin, double disc and z-rod.

It is sculptured in relief, with Ogham inscriptions down each of the four angles. The front bears a celtic cross with interlacing, and the back bears symbols including fish monsters, the elephant or dolphin, double disc and z-rod.

Dragon - another really interesting concept....dragons hanging out in/as sails.  Would they flap while there to increase speed when necessary?  Cool!

Dragon - another really interesting concept....dragons hanging out in/as sails. Would they flap while there to increase speed when necessary? Cool!

balinese artists and paintings | Two Dragon Bali Sculpture Hand Wood Carved Statue Bali Art Plaza ...

balinese artists and paintings | Two Dragon Bali Sculpture Hand Wood Carved Statue Bali Art Plaza ...