Tazhib Miniature Khatam Marquetry on Octagon Candy Box - HKH3904 - Persiada

Sold | ReOrder Tazhib Miniature Khatam Marquetry on Octagon Candy Box - HKH3904 - Persiada

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.

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Crafts Details
Size Max Height: 9 cm Max Diameter: 20 cm Min Diameter: 15.5 cm
Weight 565 gr
Material Khatam on Wood on Outside, thin sticks of wood, copper (for golden parts), camel bones (white parts)
Feature (s) Beech Wood
Usage Single Door Candy and Nuts Dish, Decorative Dish, Persian Gift
Originate Handmade in Isfahan / Persia (Iran)

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  • Brand: Persis Crafts
  • Product Code: HKH3904
  • Availability: Sold | ReOrder
  • $105.00

Tags: Octagon Dishes, Decorative Dish, Khatam Kari, Wood & Metal Marquetry

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