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WELCOME TO THE KAVAKAVA GALLERY!

SOME OF MY WORK:
Hope you enjoy...

Hei tiki, wengé and pink ivory

My first, early 2009

Hei tiki, pink ivory and paua shell


Owner: Baï

Moai, ash (study model)

Koru with skull toggle, pink ivory. gift box in palmwood, pink and brass

Owner: BigDaddy from Texas

big mouth manaia, pink ivory and paua shell

Yipwan figure, grenadill. Swap 2009.


Owner: Tikiville, Canada


Snake biting its tail, pink ivory

Owner: Nath from 94

Two Koru, grenadill and pink ivory

Hei tiki, Ebony and white shell

Owner: Jimmy Virani

Hei Matau, pink ivory

Owner: my wife.

Manaia, ebony and pink shell

Pekapeka, ebony and pink shell

Hei Tiki koru holder

Owner: Benella

Tiny ebony Hei matau

Double koru

Hei Tiki

Two head manaia

Koropepe

Mine!

Hei matau

Hei matau


Overlap pendant, pink ivory


Surf Fink carving, basswood and ink

Just for fun...

Hei toki, mopane

Hybrid Hei Matau, grenadill and paua

Hei Tiki, pink ivory

Whale tail pendant, mopane


Moai pendant, walnut

commissioned work

In the gift box, ash and walnut

Owner: Kon Hemsby's wife


Articulated heartform pendant, pink ivory and white shell. commissioned work


Owner: bride of Yves


Tridactyl Hei Tiki, grenadill and white shell

Tatooed Hei Tiki, grenadill and white shell

Koru, grenadill

Owner: Nath from 29

Koru, pink ivory

Owner: Jérôme Jed Moretto.

Rei Puta, grenadill and white shell

Three Hawaïan brother, Beech

Owner: Celia from BornBad Exotica shop

Lono, basswood

With other works group Tikitribe France

Miscellaneous

Portable carving workbench, beech and plywood drawer

Storage box for BenZ's carving knives, walnut

Homemade work bench

Some pieces will be avaliable soon on the marketplace

Thank's for looking!


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[ Edited by: laojia 2010-10-05 13:20 ]

What a wonderful journey through your art. I enjoyed it all. It was also fun seeing Bai's work in the window of the gallery. Thank you for sharing, Wendy

Wow! Gorgeous work! Congrats!

Wow! It's obvious: You love wood, and wood loves you!

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GROG posted on Wed, Jun 16, 2010 11:57 PM

Great stuff. GROG like.

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Love, love, love it.

Nice body of carvings!
BIG MOUTH MANAIA is ROCKIN!
Thanks for coming on here and showing us your work!

TB


Owner: Baï

YEP! :) and I loooove it! :)
Quelle Classe ta galerie !!! Simply perfect work!
each piece is a treasure! and I can definately say all your work is even more beautyful on real! Great work Loajia! :)

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laojia posted on Tue, Oct 5, 2010 1:17 PM

Thank you all for looking , for the kind words, nice comp' and your enthusiasm.
A online shop will also open in the coming days on the market place.
It is widely now time to update this gallery:

Two rei puta pendants, grenadill and white shell

Left mine, right BenZart.

Wheku mask 2, grenadill and paua

Owner: Jérôme from 54

Side hanger hei tiki, Pink ivory and paua shell

Hei toki, bone

Hei tiki, bone and paua

Koropepe, bone and obsidian

Twisted overlap, bone

Owl pendant, pink ivory and paua shell

Owner: Sylvie from 54

Scarface Moai, birch stained waxed

Owner: Jed from Metz

Tangaroa, birch stained waxed

Owner: Creative Chimp, Florida

Born bad shop sign, basswood and cord

Colaborative piece with Benella

Tiki Tribe sign, pine and basswood

Thank's for looking!


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[ Edited by: laojia 2010-10-05 13:29 ]

[ Edited by: laojia 2011-02-17 06:39 ]

What's French for "Master of his craft"?

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GROG posted on Fri, Oct 8, 2010 10:58 AM

GROG second that, bigbro.

Wonderful carves. Great craftmanship and design. Every one them is a little jewel.


GROG
GROG miss Tiki-Kate

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Not only are your carvings great but the photographs of each piece you posted are works of art also.

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Zeta posted on Fri, Oct 8, 2010 7:53 PM

Beautiful! All of them!

Wow! just wow!

love the bone stuff,

In fact it's all great-Good work!

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On 2010-10-08 10:30, bigbrotiki wrote:
What's French for "Master of his craft"?

Don't know... Just craftman...

Thank you Sven, next time you pass by Paris I try to be in the vicinity!

Also thank you Grog, Hiltiki, Zeta, Atomic Tiki Punk and Sunset Mike! Glad you appreciate the art what I do.

Gallery Update:

Maori warrior mask

Tiny Hei matau

Owner: Creative Chimp, Florida

Marquesan horn pendant

Marquisian on pedestal

For Mrs laojia's room

Wall hanging Marquesan

Beachcombing serie

Ursin, mussel and abalone

Maori poupou panel

Wall hanging tiki mask

Sépik inspired figure

Tangaroa

Couple of marquisian pole (in situ)

Bone pendants:

Hei matau

Hei Tiki

Thank's for looking!
Have a nice day!

Jérôme.

Wow! Lot's of great carvings here! How do you switch from big to small so effortlessly?
Love the Marquesan on a pedestal !

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You are agreat artist and a master craftsman. I look forward to seeing your stuff. More is definitely better.

Long time no hear from you!

I wanted to show you a couple of recent works. The Island girl is made of Schefflera. The big guy is a Queen Palm stump in a Yard in long beach. I haven't gotten to Paris yet. But I'm looking forward to the day.

Merci, Mon Friend and hope you're works are still coming!


Keep the Faith

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Polly posted on Tue, May 31, 2011 5:55 PM

The expression of the two guy behind Born bad shop sign is really cute, lol

Congratulations , i just love your work... Can you please tell me how you worked bone? Same tools you use in wood??
Thanks

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