Material: Sandstone / Redstone / Khondalite stone Sculpture
Dimension(HWL): 30 x 36 x 7.5 inch
Wheel Diameter : 2 ft (approx.)
Height with base: 2.5 ft (approx.)
Width: 3 ft (approx.)
- The name Konark derives from the Sanskrit words ‘Kona’ and ‘ark’ which mean ‘angle’ and ‘the Sun’ respectively so as Konark.
- The wheel of Konark is the same as the Dharmachakra of the Buddhists – the Wheel of Karma or the Wheel of the Law.
- its rich architecture and the interesting legends behind them drive devotees to travelers, these temples see a rush of people from every part of the world.
- The temple is not only registered in UNESCO sites in India for its unique model of antique architecture but is also featured in various lists of Seven Wonders of the World.
- The Konark temple was built like a chariot of the Sun god. The wheels of the chariot have a lot of engraved artwork around its axis and peripheries.
- With 24 wheels fixed to the temple and is of 9 feet 9 inches in diameter and they are having 8 spokes each.
- All wheels are full of engraved artworks.
- The 24 wheels signify 24 hours of a day and the 8 spokes signify Paharas (three-hour period) of a day.
- The 12 pairs of richly adorned wheels located at the base of the temple never fail to grab the attention of the visitors
- The Konark Wheel is used by the Government of India official symbol and in some currency notes of Indian rupees.
- If you have a good amount of storage space provided in this foyer area display it there with a console.
- Simple and elegant, to display on a sideboard in the lounge, corridor, hallway, or living area.
- Style the storage unit with a unique way of exhibiting the Konark wheel.
- A great way to install an open storage shelve, that gives a refreshing feel.
- Bookshelves or cube units render a spacious and modern appeal to the room.
- In the living study and even the office, the Konark Wheel sculpture has a step style and brings about additional decorative elements in the area.
- A beautiful gifting item to be added to your list of friends.
- Drench the decorative stone with a bucket of water or use a pipe with a nozzle.
- Scrub the surface using a sponge, or a cloth to eliminate the loose dust and debris.
- Once you are done with scrubbing give the stone sculptures a final shower.
- Clean it routinely will enhance the longevity and the beauty of the stone sculptures.