Through her tight embrace, she is showing the strength of her love for her child.
Boet takes his time creating wonderfully elegant sculptures with beautiful detailing. The delicate faces are particularly pleasing.
Springstone is the local name for a hard variety of serpentine stone. It is a particularly good sculpture medium, as it has a very even internal structure of small grains of rock, and is therefore perfect for Boet's detailed style of sculpting.