Cross-crafting in Lithuania

Master cross-carver Juozapas Jakštas at his home on the edge of Aukštaitija National Park, Lithuania. © Rudolf Abraham.

Lithuania Aukstaitija National Park UNESCO intangible cultural heritage cross carving Juozapas Jakstas © Rudolf Abraham.

Master cross carver Juozapas Jakštas at his home in Aukštaitija National Park, Lithuania. © Rudolf Abraham.


To license this image or view more photos of the elaborate and widespread tradition of cross-carving in Lithuania click here.
Shot last year on a visit to Lithuania for a feature on cross-carving and to cover the epic Lithuanian Song and Dance Celebration in Vilnius.
Nikon D700 & 14-24/2.8
Photos copyright © Rudolf Abraham. All rights reserved. Images may not be copied, stored, distributed or published in any form without prior written permission from Rudolf Abraham.

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