Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

November 20, 2011

Carved Door

Filed under: Art,Avondale,Black and White — paul @ 7:27 am
Carved Door at  Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Avondale

Carved Door at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Avondale

This door, and numerous other ornate pieces at the Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Avondale, was carved by craftspeople from India, brought here especially for the task.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.


  1. That is such a beautiful, intricate door!

    Comment by Dragonstar — November 20, 2011 @ 11:30 am

  2. This door is an amazing piece of artwork. How the artisans did all of this intricate carving I cannot imagine. The detail is awesome. Your capture is perfection. genie

    Comment by genie — November 20, 2011 @ 2:18 pm

  3. such talent! amazing piece of hard labor.

    Comment by JO — November 20, 2011 @ 6:42 pm

  4. This is a beatyful door, such a work put in it…;D

    Comment by rejen — November 20, 2011 @ 8:59 pm

  5. very lovely detailed image; extremely intricate – thank you for sharing. kareninkenai (weekend in b/w)

    Comment by kareninkenai — November 22, 2011 @ 3:34 pm

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