Tazhib Design Khatam Marquetry Slide in Jewellery Box - HKH3914 - Persis Crafts
Khatam means "incrustation", and Khatam-Kari means "incrustation work". This craft consists in the production of incrustation pattern (generally star-shaped, with thin sticks of wood (ebony, teak, ziziphus, orange, rose), brass (for golden parts), camel bones (white parts). Ivory, gold or silver can also be used for collection objects. Sticks are assembled in triangular beams, themselves assembled and glued in a strict order to create a cylinder, 70 cm in diameter, whose cross-section is the main motif: a six-branch star included in a hexagon. These cylinders are cut into shorter cylinders, and then compressed and dried between two wooden plates, before being sliced for the last time, in 1 mm wide trenches. These sections are ready to be plated and glued on the object to be decorated, before lacquer finishing.
|Size||Width: 8cm Length: 11cm Height: 3.5cm Depth: 2.2cm|
|Material (s)||thin sticks of wood, copper (for golden parts), camel bones (white parts)|
|Usage||Jewelry Box , Small Storage, Decorative Item, Persian Gift|
|Origination||Handmade in Isfahan / Persia (Iran)|
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- In 95% of cases, you will receive the craft(s) between 6 to 15 business days.
- In practice, the average shipping time is 10 working days.
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