Khatam Jewelry Box with Miniature Chogan Painting - HKH3601 - 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). Sticks are assembled in triangular beams, themselves assembled and glued in a strict order to create a cylinder. These cylinders are cut into shorter cylinders, and then compressed, dried and 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||Max Width: 11cm Max Length: 16cm Max Height: 6cm|
|Material (s)||thin sticks of wood, copper (for golden parts), camel bones (white parts)|
|Origination||Handmade in Isfahan / Persia (Iran)|
|Usage||Jewelry Box , Small Storage, Decorative Item, Persian Gift|