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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
2 in stock
Do not expose it to direct sun light and water
Clean with dry and soft cloth
About The Craft
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.
This product is handcrafted; hence may have slight variation in size, colour, and design as each product is unique and is an expression of human genius!
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