Meet our sculpture of Jizo, a beloved bodhisattva of Japanese Buddhism, advocate for and protector of newborns, children and mothers. Serene in his monk's robe. Makes a wonderful gift or for your own Asian collection. This statue is crafted from a durable long lasting stone, designed to last outdoors in all weather conditions for years to come. Each item is handcrafted, therefore no two are identical. This dry cast stone has been around for centuries and has proven to be a quality, durable and most attractive alternative to other materials. The nature of this stone gives it a number of advantages for use in garden and architectural applications.