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Handmade "Naquashi Art" Box from Kashmir

National Awardee Syed Azad Khan

Handmade "Naquashi Art" Box from Kashmir

Rs. 4,899
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This box is made of paper pulp and then decorated with Kashmiri local motifs. To achieve this astonishing level of detailing, the artist painted with only single bristle, so thin that its almost invisible to naked eye. This box got the artist his first state award.

  • Package Content : 1 Box
 Size of the Box  8.3 cm x 8.3 cm x 6.3 cm
 Weight of the Product  62 g
 Material Used  Paper Pulp

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 experts of this art from there 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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