Monday, April 18, 2011

Fruit Carvings - Thai Style

These fruit carvings, a Thai artform, are breathtaking in their precision and intricacy of design.

During yesterday's celebrations for the Thai New Year at City Hall, I watched in fascination as a women demonstrated how to turn a tiny red radish into a lovely blossom with delicate red and white petals.

Pictured here are some of the lavish carvings of melons that were created for the event. Are they not astonishing?

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