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Arched Tree Of Life Door: World Class Fine Art Custom Wood Carving – AD6251

This Breathtaking Tree Of Life Design Is The Work Of One Master Wood Carver, Using The Old World, Tried And Tested Method Of Direct Carving

Carved By The Hands Of One Master Carver, Never By CNC Machine Or Gang Carving, Under The Supervision Of Award Winning Artist H.J. Nick To Meet All World Class Fine Art Qualifications


Arched Tree Of Life Door: World Class Fine Art Custom Wood Carving

Carved Design Features An Owl Perched On A Winter Branch And Butterflies Resting Among The Summer Blooms, A White Dove Offers An Olive Branch For Peace, The World Is Depicted By The Hanging Apple

arched Tree of Life door open position

All of our custom doors are built with the highest quality materials available anywhere. This includes genuine, solid, full length timber that has been naturally cured in the Scottsdale, Arizona desert air, and hand hewn mortise and tenon construction. Handmade in the USA by skilled master craftsmen, and guaranteed to last forever with little or no maintenance.

Our arched Tree of Life door is an example of how we bring your vision into reality. When it comes to fine art carved wooden entrances, at, your options are limited only by your imagination. We believe in building furniture and doors that are not something that you just use for a few years and then throw away. Building items that are disposable is a practice that is unique to the past fifty years. In the old world, when a piece of furniture was built, it was built from solid, natural materials by master craftsmen. Most importantly, it was built to last forever. Something like a solid wood entrance door would be passed down through a family for generations along with the home that was also built to last forever. With this custom carved, arched Tree of Life door, built from solid, full length timber, we have carried that tradition of built to last craftsmanship. A true modern masterpiece inspired by historic designs, and built with period correct methods and materials. Starting with a concept provided by one of our clients, our designers, carvers, and woodworkers created an amazing piece of art rich in history and mythological significance.

This type of product cannot be built overnight, or with low quality materials. That is why we use the highest quality, full length, solid wood. Then we build it by hand, using the age old, tried and tested method of mortise and tenon joineryThis type materials and construction makes for a product that will stand the test of time. This door is carved with a multi-level, high relief process that creates both positive and negative reliefs. All of our wood carvers are classically trained in the old world methods of fine art carving. To be recognized as certified fine art, all carvings must be in the same hand technique. That is why our products are never gang carved, CNC machined, or carved using any type of fast process. This assures that each door is a unique, one-of-a-kind work of fine art. These details are especially relevant in the eyes of appraisers when judging a piece as fine art. This is a single door in a pre-hung solid wood jamb as pictured, but can be built as double doors or with any number of other options. All of our custom door designs are available with or without optional viewing windows, speakeasy portals, sidelights, transoms, or anything else you can imagine. Furthermore, although this is a full arched topped design as pictured, like all of our custom entrances, it can be built with a semi-arched, or flat top, and for residential or commercial, interior or exterior use.

Arched Tree Of Life Door Historical Inspiration

Solid Custom Wooden Tree of Life Door

Versions of the Tree of Life have are found in various cultures, including Egyptian, Armenian, Chinese, Indian, Native American, Mayan, and many more.

The Tree of Life carries scientific as well as religious significance. In the book, "On the Origin of Species," Charles Darwin used a tree as a metaphor for the interconnecting relationships of organisms throughout evolution. Other metaphors about trees represent spiritual concepts.

Versions of the Tree of Life have are found in various cultures, including Egyptian, Armenian, Chinese, Indian, Native American, Mayan, and many more. For Ancient Egypt, the tree represented the chain of events that brought life into existence, and it demonstrated the order and process of all creation. To the Chinese, it was a symbol of immortality. A Taoist story tells of a special tree that grows one peach every three thousand years. Anyone lucky enough to eat one of the peaches will gain eternal life. Trees are so ingrained in mythology because they serve as strong symbols for death, growth, and rebirth.

Custom Arched Tree Of Life Door Hardware Details

wrought iron ring pull and slide bolt lock

This custom carved arched Tree of Life door, or any of our solid wood entrance doors can be customized with our world class fine art hardware. All of our wrought iron door hardware products are handcrafted by our master blacksmiths with fire, hammer, and anvil. Little extras like the hand hammered leaf on the slide bolt lock are what makes the difference between ordinary and extraordinary.

The custom carved, arched Tree of Life door can be customized with any of our hand forged iron door hardware products. You can choose from any of our hundreds of styles of custom door handles or theme door pulls, or even provide your own design. As pictured, the entrance features a traditional iron ring door pull. You can choose this, or we also offer dozens of nature inspired handles that would pair perfectly with this entrance. We make custom door hardware in any size, style or design, and to fit any application. The door secures from the inside with a genuine wrought iron, hand forged slide bolt lock that features a decorative hand hammered leaf on the end (pictured). All of our custom handles and hardware are hand hammered into shape by expert blacksmiths over a coal fired forge. As with all of our custom doors, your hardware options are fully customizable. You can also choose to customize with any accent or security elements to complete the design, such as decorative fine art ornamental hinge straps or solid wrought iron security grills.

Additionally, all of our hardware comes advance patinated with a hand applied, heat infused iron oxide patina. This type of finish won't crack, peel, or flake like paints and powder coats. Our door hardware is built to your specifications by our master blacksmiths using hand forged wrought iron. When we say hand forged, we mean with fire, hammer, and anvil. We never cast, drop forge, or use any fast or mass production process. This means you will receive a fine art quality piece of hardware that is uniquely yours, of investment quality, and built to stand the test of time. This includes our hand applied, iron oxide patina finishes. These finishes are bonded to the metal at over 1000 degrees Fahrenheit so that the finish becomes part of the metal, and will stand the test of time with little or no maintenance.

Building A Legacy Through Heirloom Quality Doors

arched Tree of Life door top

This door features an intricately detailed carved wood design with both positive and negative reliefs that cannot be achieved by any machine. These are high relief carvings, by the hands of one of our master carvers. Carvings by one master's hands are especially relevant when qualifying a piece as fine art.

Building a family legacy has been going on since the beginning of time. Building heirloom furniture and doors intended to last forever is one of the primary ways we all have in achieving some small part of immortality. These cherished family items will touch our loved ones for many years to come through physical interactions as well as family photos . Many societies, including the Egyptians and Mayans, as well as European royalty and aristocracy have created and passed down heirlooms for thousands of years. More recently, the great artists and architects of the American Arts and Crafts movement of the early 20th century created such heirlooms.

In fact, if it were not for these artifacts, it would be impossible to know these people ever existed, how they were important to history. This is also the case in the 21st century within your own family. No matter if it’s a simple, hope chest with your personal message or name as a gift to a loved one, or an extravagant, fine art quality, master handcrafted, solid cedar, custom carved, arched Tree of Life door, these items will be important to the story of your family history long after we are gone. At we will never understand the insanity of spending hard earned money on a product that is designed to end up in a landfill.

This Is No Ordinary Entrance Door

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Our wood natural stain, wood finishes will never crack, flake, chip, or peel off like paints and powder coats. That is because our hand rubbed stain infusion process begins with fine hand sanding, and infused open grain hand applied stains. That puts the finish in the wood, so that is is not just sprayed or painted on top. We offer an unlimited number of color choices and can match to any sample.

This is not only an investment quality custom arched Tree of Life door, it is an appreciable asset that will add to your financial net worth. In the eyes of your family, it will become a cherished heirloom and a priceless piece of immortality that will be tangible for generations. It will serve as a way to celebrate your life, and its direct effects on who they are and what your influence was on your family's history. True artifacts enhance and enrich all of our lives in a way that mass-produced merchandise never will, thus preserving the best of mankind and expressing our love for each other.

This historically inspired, custom arched Tree of Life door is the work of our world class design department, and in house senior engineers. All of our products are designed, and built under the direction of award winning artist H.J. Nick. Every product is signed and certified as world class fine art quality by H.J. Nick, before it leaves our world class factory. This type of certification ensures that your product has appreciable value in antiquity as fine art. Don't settle for low quality mass production products that are destined for yard sales and landfills, when you can own a work of genuine fine art that will add to your financial net worth.

Custom Arched Tree Of Life Door Fine Art Finish Details

H.J. Nick signature panel

Each custom entrance is an original design by award winning artist H.J. Nick that has been built using the same hand and materials that were used to build the originals. Don't settle for low quality mass production doors that will need replacing every few years. Own a genuine, investment quality piece that will add to the value of your property and is guaranteed to last forever.

The meticulous finish has been done in age old technique, using a 23-step hand rubbed process. We begin with fine hand sanding, and infused open grain hand applied stains. That puts the finish in the wood not just sprayed on it. This allows for the fine natural wood grains to show to perfection. There are then 20 additional steps requiring the application of wax, oils and lacquers with curing times between each process. This method is performed on all furniture and door wood surfaces inside and out. This tried and tested finish detail is required in the making of a one-of-a-kind, family heirloom quality product that meets world class investment quality standards that will stand the test of time. This process is the only way with little maintenance and the simple process of cleaning with oil will allow for a beautiful natural patina that will make this door more beautiful over time.

Our in-house master wood workers, and blacksmiths handcraft all custom furniture and doors to your design specifications. We only use the highest quality materials. All of our wooden furnishings, doors, and gates are made from solid, full length, naturally air dried timber. We believe in the quality of our products in craftsmanship so much that as result, our custom doors are guaranteed forever. When nothing but the best will do, call now for a pricing on this custom carved, arched Tree of Life door at 1-800-292-0008or any of our other fine art quality custom entrances. This door was handmade in the U.S.A. at our Scottsdale, Arizona factory.

History Of The Tree Of Life And It's Use In Art By Cultures Worldwide

The Tree of Life is a powerful and ancient symbol that has appeared in various cultures and religions throughout history. Its use in art and symbolism spans across centuries and regions. Here's an overview of the history and significance of the Tree of Life in art:

17th-century depiction of the tree of life in Palace of Shaki Khans, Azerbaijan

17th-century depiction of the tree of life in Palace of Shaki Khans, Azerbaijan. Urek Meniashvili, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

1. Ancient Origins:

  • Mesopotamia: One of the earliest known representations of the Tree of Life can be found in ancient Mesopotamian art, particularly in the art of the Sumerians and Assyrians. In Mesopotamian mythology, the tree is often associated with divinity, fertility, and the eternal cycle of life.
  • Egypt: In ancient Egyptian art, the Tree of Life is often depicted as the "Persea" tree, believed to bear fruit that could grant eternal life. It was associated with the goddess Isis.

2. Biblical References:

  • In the Judeo-Christian tradition, the Tree of Life appears prominently in the Book of Genesis in the Bible. It is described as being in the Garden of Eden, symbolizing both the source of physical life and spiritual wisdom.

3. Islamic Tradition:

  • In Islamic art and symbolism, the Tree of Life is known as the "Sidrat al-Muntaha" and is associated with a heavenly tree mentioned in the Quran. It represents a boundary between the created world and the divine realm.

4. Eastern Traditions:

  • Hinduism: In Hindu art and philosophy, the "Kalpavriksha" is often depicted as a divine, wish-fulfilling tree. It symbolizes prosperity, fertility, and spiritual growth.
  • Buddhism: In Buddhist art, the Bodhi Tree is significant as the tree under which Siddhartha Gautama, the Buddha, attained enlightenment. It symbolizes enlightenment and the path to spiritual awakening.

An 1847 depiction of the Norse Yggdrasil as described in the Icelandic Prose Edda by Oluf Olufsen Bagge

An 1847 depiction of the Norse Yggdrasil as described in the Icelandic Prose Edda by Oluf Olufsen Bagge, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

5. Celtic and Norse Traditions:

  • In Celtic and Norse mythology, trees, in general, were highly revered. While not always explicitly referred to as the "Tree of Life," various sacred trees and groves were central to their beliefs, symbolizing connection to the earth and the cosmos.

6. Contemporary Art:

  • The Tree of Life continues to be a popular motif in contemporary art. It is often used to convey themes of interconnectedness, growth, and the cyclical nature of life. Artists may incorporate the tree symbol into various forms, including paintings, sculptures, and digital art.

7. Symbolism and Interpretation:

  • In art, the Tree of Life can be interpreted in many ways, including as a symbol of the cycle of life and death, the interconnectedness of all living things, spiritual growth, and the quest for wisdom and enlightenment.

The Tree of Life's enduring presence in art and symbolism reflects its deep-rooted significance in human culture and spirituality. It continues to inspire artists and viewers alike with its rich history and multifaceted symbolism.

Arched Tree Of Life Door Info

  • Size - any size door, shape, structural jamb
  • Style - wood, design, hand carvings, decorative accents
  • Panels - windows, grills, door straps, inlays, clavos, sidelights
  • Glass - stained, thermal, energy efficient, decorative, protective
  • Hardware - hand forged wrought iron handles, latches, hinges, grills
  • Finishes - over 400 standard colors of hand applied stains and finishes or color match
  • Learn more about our custom doors is an American manufacturer of custom doors, door hardware, iron gates, and designer furniture based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Featuring designs by H.J. Nick, we have been designing and building some of the world's finest furnishings, all hand crafted in America, since 1913. Most of our clients want a furnishing that has a big WOW factor and timeless elegance. They all want investment value furnishings that make a proper statement reflecting their personality, or the personality of the environment for which the designer custom furnishings are intended. Our master level craftsmanship ensures your custom wrought iron gates and furnishings will stand the test of time, and are guaranteed forever, backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship.

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