Wood and stone carver Vyacheslav Ivanov lives in the city of Gatchina, Leningrad Region.
In his works, Vyacheslav Robertovich uses various techniques, has his own secrets and techniques. But the main work is done with the help of diamond discs – this is cutting the stone into blocks, and then working with a drill and various diamond nozzles is the development and elaboration of the details of the product.
For many years, the author has exhibited such beauty at the largest and most prestigious exhibitions. In his work, the master stone cutter uses agate, carnelian, jasper, rauchtopaz, jade, obsidian, rock crystal, morion. All these stones are translucent and never change color.
Working with stone requires great endurance, patience, perseverance and strength. All the work of a stone cutter always begins with sketches, sketches on paper.
The presented style is floristry – one of the most beautiful, delicate and exciting styles in stone carving. Animalism and natural styles are also very popular.
You can admire smooth and neat lines ad infinitum. All works are like living, flowers that you want to water, and watch and watch. Much respect to the author who created such works.
“The stones taught me silence, patienc, peace. The stones taught me contemplation. Stones taught me the infinity of the universe”: a statement from one of the abbots of a Zen monastery in Japan, where stones are also very fond of: “I would also say: stones teach me understanding and respect,” adds Vyacheslav Ivanov.