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Sculpture: Metal Molds Main Page

Metal Molds | Sculpture Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Metal Molds Explanation (below)
- Stamped Clay Molds
- Shakyamuni Buddha
- Marpa Chokyi Lodro
- Milarepa
- Tangtong Gyalpo
- Tsongkapa
- Padmasambhava as Medicine Buddha
- Masterworks
- Confusions
- Others...

Large metal molds are created to reproduce quickly and efficiently multiple replicas of a single subject such as Lama Tsongkapa. More commonly metal molds are small and used to make many stamped clay images (Tibetan: tsa-tsa).

Jeff Watt 7-2011