Hand made pure marble decorative plate with inlay work with semi-precious stones

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MANB2079
Handmade. Work on marble, be it carving, inlay or onlay work, or even painting on its surface involves intricate work requiring finesse, patience and delicate craftsmanship. It is done by expert artisans, usually practicing the art form for decades, sometimes across generations. Best cleaned with dry, soft cloth. Can also be washed with water, if necessary. Avoid harsh detergents.
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N Bansal
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  • Material Makrana marble, semi-precious stones including malachite, lapis lazuli, carnelian, turquoise and mother-of-pearl
  • Weight 1200gm
  • Height 12.00inch
    Height 30.48cm
  • Width 9.00inch
    Width 22.86cm
  • Depth 0.50inch
    Depth 0cm

Disclaimer: Being handcrafted, the actual item may differ slightly from the image shown

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  • Highlights:

    Handmade. Work on marble, be it carving, inlay or onlay work, or even painting on its surface involves intricate work requiring finesse, patience and delicate craftsmanship. It is done by expert artisans, usually practicing the art form for decades, sometimes across generations. Best cleaned with dry, soft cloth. Can also be washed with water, if necessary. Avoid harsh detergents.

  • The story behind the art:

    Extremely durable, marble renders itself to various kinds of artistry, including carving, and inlay and onlay work. Found extensively in Greek architecture, marble found strong patronage in India under the Mughals. The art reached its pinnacle in the spectacular Taj Mahal that emperor Shah Jahan constructed in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The carvings, the delicate inlay work on marble with semi precious stones and the splendour of the monument has stood the test of time and continues to amaze people from all walks of life to this day. The availability of exceptional quality marble in the Makrana region of Rajasthan helped sustain the practice around the region. Today, local artisans around Agra and many parts of Rajasthan carry forth their heritage with a mix of old-world, and modern creations by chiselling them into beautiful forms and using semi-precious stones like lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian, mother of pearl, jade, etc for delicate inlay work on the stone.

  • About the artist:

    N Bansal

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    Ships within 1-5 days of receipt of order
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    Returns accepted in case of the rare occurences of damage in transit, or, incorrect item shipped, only if requested within 48 hours of delivery
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