Saint George and the dragon sculpture
Throughout history, there have been many heroes, warriors, who are brave and fearless. They have made great contributions to the protection of people. In order to commemorate the heroic heroes, people have built sculptures of them. It’s like a sign, it’s like a patronus.
Today we go back to the 11th century, to the hero who killed the dragon————St. George.
1. What is the meaning of St George and the Dragon?
The legend of Saint George and the Dragon tells of Saint George (died 303) taming and slaying a dragon that demanded human sacrifices; the saint thereby rescues the princess chosen as the next offering. … The oldest known record of Saint George slaying a dragon is found in a Georgian text of the 11th century.
2. How important st. George and the dragon are in history?
Throughout history, many famous artists, painters and sculptors have created saint George and the Dragon as a tribute to the warrior and a source of inspiration. Such as Saint Georges combattant le dragon (1509-1510) marble relief by michel colombe, St George and the Dragon at State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, 1907 statue of George and the dragon by C.L. Hartwell in St. John’s Wood, London….
3. What are the designs of St. George and the Dragon?
Each sculpture can have a different pose, horse riding, sword holding, it comes in different sizes, outdoor life size, indoor small size, it comes in different materials, copper, marble, fiberglass.
We can choose the right design according to the different places.
4. How do you make a sculpture of St. George and the Dragon?
Once, a client wanted to customize an St. George and the Dragon reproduction sculpture In their company’s square. The client sent us his prefer design, confirming the size and materials.
We started making this sculpture.
1. Choose a piece of natural marble.
2. Cut the marble with a machine.
3. 100% Hand Carved in marble.
4. Process marble surface.
5. Polish and Rinse the marble statue.
6. Finished the sculpture.
Our factory’s masters worked hard on each piece of sculpture, from a piece of natural marble that gradually took on the shape of a figure, to the soul.
This process is like making a history by hand. There are many warriors in the history, some are remembered, some are forgotten.
But sculpture is a good way to keep their deeds and spirits.
Besides St. George, there are many warriors that we can customize.