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laojia
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Joined: Feb 04, 2009
Posts: 942
From: Metz Lorraine France
Posted: 2010-06-16 12:56 pm   Permalink






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
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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


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Overlap pendant, pink ivory










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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


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Moai pendant, walnut

commissioned work

In the gift box, ash and walnut

Owner: Kon Hemsby's wife
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Articulated heartform pendant, pink ivory and white shell. commissioned work





Owner: bride of Yves
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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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danlovestikis
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Joined: Jun 17, 2002
Posts: 5046
Posted: 2010-06-16 1:13 pm   Permalink

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
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zerostreet
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Joined: Feb 06, 2010
Posts: 1981
From: http://www.zerostreet.com
Posted: 2010-06-16 6:59 pm   Permalink

Wow! Gorgeous work! Congrats!

 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11265
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2010-06-16 11:10 pm   Permalink

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

 
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GROG
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Joined: Jun 21, 2006
Posts: 6920
From: Tujunga
Posted: 2010-06-16 11:57 pm   Permalink

Great stuff. GROG like.

 
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virani
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Joined: Sep 17, 2003
Posts: 1438
From: Volcanic area of France
Posted: 2010-06-17 06:49 am   Permalink

Love, love, love it.

 
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little lost tiki
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Joined: Jun 12, 2006
Posts: 7595
From: Orange,CA-right near the Circle!
Posted: 2010-06-17 08:49 am   Permalink

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


 
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Tiki Baï
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Joined: Jul 30, 2007
Posts: 207
From: Paris France
Posted: 2010-06-21 02:19 am   Permalink


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
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Joined: Feb 04, 2009
Posts: 942
From: Metz Lorraine France
Posted: 2010-10-05 1:17 pm   Permalink

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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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11265
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2010-10-08 10:30 am   Permalink

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

 
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GROG
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Joined: Jun 21, 2006
Posts: 6920
From: Tujunga
Posted: 2010-10-08 10:58 am   Permalink

GROG second that, bigbro.

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

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GROG miss Tiki-Kate

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hiltiki
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Joined: Jun 10, 2004
Posts: 3163
From: Reseda, calif.
Posted: 2010-10-08 7:05 pm   Permalink

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

 
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Zeta
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Joined: Feb 13, 2007
Posts: 2049
From: Atlantis/Basque Country/Spain/Mexico
Posted: 2010-10-08 7:53 pm   Permalink

Beautiful! All of them!



 
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Atomic Tiki Punk
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Joined: Jul 19, 2009
Posts: 6295
From: Costa Misery
Posted: 2010-10-08 8:24 pm   Permalink

Wow! just wow!

 
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Sunset Mike
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Joined: Jul 08, 2009
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From: Sunset Beach, California
Posted: 2011-02-07 10:28 pm   Permalink

love the bone stuff,

In fact it's all great-Good work!


 
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