Kashmir Naqashi Tissue Box
This hand crafted Tissue Box with beautiful Chinar leaves has been hand painted by skilled artisans (known as Naqash) from the valley of Kashmir! 3D/ embossing technique is unique to this craft and only a skilled artisan is able to pull of such an intricate design with a great finish!
Chinar is considered auspicious in Kashmir and cutting it is a sacrilege! No wonder, Chinar tree is one of the most common motifs used in traditional Naqashi.
Length: 8 inches (Opening in the lid – 4.5 inches)
Width: 5 inches
Height: 2.5 inches
Naqashi is an ancient craft of Kashmir that means painting. Beautiful valley of Kashmir is the main inspiration behind these beautiful designs . A wide variety of flora, fauna, birds and butterflies capture the imagination of the artist/ Naqash and find expression in his designs! Beautiful Chinar tree continues to be at the centerstage of traditional designs and is hard to miss! Papier-mâché, wooden and brass/copper objects are enhanced by Naqashi art, these days even steel products are being used as a canvas.
Avoid direct exposure to sunlight, humidity and water.
Clean with soft and dry cloth.
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Kashmir Naqashi Tissue Box is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.