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"Naquashi Art" traditional Candle Stand

National Awardee Syed Azad Khan from Kashmir

"Naquashi Art" traditional Candle Stand

Rs. 999
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A hand-painted candle stand depicting local birds and flowers found in Kashmir.

  • Package Content : 1 Candle Holder
 Size of Candle Holder  10 cm x 10 cm x 23 cm
 Weight of Product  150 g
 Material Used  Papier Mache


The Art:

Naquashi is the traditional technique of surface decoration by painting over an object. It is believed that this art was introduced in Kashmir by a prince in early 15th century. He was intrigued by the art when he was captured in Samarkand (Central Asia). When he returned to Kashmir, he brought expert artists of this art from there along with him and asked them to establish their art in Kashmir.

The Artisan:

This product is handcrafted by National Awardee artist Syed Azad Khan from Jammu & Kashmir.

Product Note :This product is hand-painted / handcrafted by the artisans. Hence, there is a possibility of slight variations in colour or designs. The asymmetry present in handmade product makes it truly unique and beautiful.

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