Leaf Carving Art is a relatively new art form China, that will last for generations to come. This art is already exceeding all expectations in popularity. All our leaves are hand carved from an actual Chinar tree leaf which is put through a 60 step process to ensure everlasting quality and durability.
Leaf Carving art is one of the newest art forms in recent years. It's inspiration comes from the beauty of nature. Selective leaves are carefully chosen from the Chinar tree which is native to India, Pakistan and China. Chinar tree leaves closely resemblance the leaf of a Maple tree.
Once gathered, leaves are then put through a 60 step process such as shaving, pressing, curing, dying and so on. The outer surface of the leaf is carefully removed without cutting or removing the leafs veins which add detail into the subject matter of the carving.
Using the leaf as a canvas, skilled artist take full advantage of the leafs form and structure to create an artistic carving. After special processing, the leaf blade forms a natural permanent pigment, so the color is stable, and corrosion resistance.
An anti-aging treatment helps the leaves exceed the durability of thick paper. The size of these leaves vary since no two leaves are exactly the same. Each leaf is approximately 8 to 10 inches in size. The finish product is strong, durable, natural and beautiful. Leaf art makes an excellent gift or collection.