DESCRIPTION: This simple yet elegant Happy Buddha statue represents happiness and prosperity. His jolly smile will infect everyone around him with happiness and laughter. Made of black volcanic stone, this statue will add beauty to any area of a home or garden. This item is a best seller. Handcrafted in Bali. Art has been part of the culture of Bali for centuries. Because of their religious belief they have tried to reproduce the beauty of creation that in turn they were offering to the Gods. The Spirit of Bali is brought to you through these pieces of art. SYMBOL: It is said that the Laughing Buddha travels around, spreading joy and happiness wherever he goes. Hotei brings Wisdom, Abundance, and Fulfillment.