Marble handicrafts, worldwide famous for their magnificence and sheer long-lasting shimmer, are crafted by skilled craftsmen using simple tools by hand carvings on high grade Makarana marbles with Meenakari and Kundan work. Jaipur is famous for producing this craft. This craft produces marble carved wall hangings, sculptures, statues, furniture, flower vases, fireplaces, statues & so on.
Marble craft is an art form, in which beautiful forms are made with marble by carving and painting. Marble craft is mainly found in two places in India, which are Rajasthan and Agra in Uttar Pradesh. These two places are famous for marble carving and marble inlay work. Rajasthan is well known for its inlay work on table tops, flooring and walls, while Agra is famous for its Parchin Kari work. Parchin Kari is very detailed and intricate work done on marble. This requires craftsmen who are experts in this art. Marble craft flourished during the Mughal period, more so after the construction of Taj Mahal. Vrindavan, Bikaner, Jaipur, Mathura and Udaipur are famous for jail work on marble.
Marble craft designs include myna, kingfisher, red breasted parakeet, flowers, leaves and so on. Semi-precious and precious stones of different colors, as well as colored marbles are used for decoration.
Beautiful flower vases, decorative plates, table clocks, pen stands, pots etc made of marble are perfect for decorating your house. Marble paintings, marble statues of elephants, Ganesha, Krishna and Radha etc with meenakari and kundan works on them add an ethnic touch to your home. Marble lantern with meenakari and kundan work combined with subtle strokes of gold work adds grace to your living room.
The craftsmen involved in marble crafts are family artisans, who have been into this job for generations. It is said that even now these artisans use the same kinds of tools that were used in the 16th and 17th century. The stones used are also of the same type as in the past. This gives a genuine look to the objects made. Marble handicrafts are very durable and add charm to your home. For Marble crafts ideas, you can refer books on marble crafts or search on the internet.
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