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NAASR's Front Door ~ Created by Master Craftsman Mels Yeghiazaryan

NAASR's Front Door ~ Created by Master Craftsman Mels Yeghiazaryan

Hand carved in high relief, in dark walnut from Yeghegnadzor, Armenia and standing just over 8 feet in height, NAASR's exterior front door features artist Mels Yeghiazaryan's interpretations of traditional Armenian decorative motifs in meticulous detail. This stunning work of art, gift of K. George and Carolann S. Najarian, MD, invites one to open the door to learning and community. Mels Yeghiazaryan, the master craftsman who carved the stunning front door of NAASR’s new Vartan Gregorian Building, is a vital link in the chain of Armenian master woodcarvers, venturing into new stylistic territory while preserving the traditional techniques of his craft. His innovative...

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