A journey from rough rock to finally being traded as raw material continues as master carvers carefully structure every nuance of their work toward the life giving power of the deities that they create. The making of deities for special and important functions signifies the honoring of rituals and symbolism of their cultural and religious heritage. Movement as generating power, contains magic. Touching and rubbing the carvings is believed to bring desired luck and good fortune. Miniature gemstone carvings of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Photographed in tourmaline, iolite, ruby, garnet, turquoise, amethyst, smoky quartz, aquamarine, citrine, labradorite, white rainbow moonstone. Recycled silk saree bags are provided to carry your deity with you wherever you may go.