10 White Marble decor fruit bowl Handmade inlay marquetry art Fathers Day gift

10 White Marble decor fruit bowl Handmade inlay marquetry art Fathers Day gift

Cultural Heritage of India. Marquetry White Marble Collectible fruit bowl. With Mother of Pearl, & lapis lazuli. Pietra Dura Inlay Work. Exclusive Marble bowl is fully handmade inlaid with semiprecious stones. Made by the local artisans from the city of TAJ MAHAL. Table Top size – (10X10 inches) approx. Weight – 2 Kg approx. This bowl in inlay art made by descendants of those families who inlaid the semiprecious stones at the Taj Mahal. One of the most attractive work of art that comes from marble is “Marble Inlay” work. It is the same work that adorns the Taj Mahal and other Mughal monuments. You can easily see the fine craftsmanship involved on this bowl, which can be used in multiple purpose and add style in your life. Artisan has shown skill by shaping the natural semiprecious stones into flowers. Most used semiprecious stones inlaid into the bowls are as follows. Lapis lazuli ———- Blue stone. Malachite ———- Green stone. Turquoise ——— light Blue. Carnelian ——— Orange Red. Mother of Pearl ——— White shiny. Abalone Shell ——— Colorful Shiny. Lapis lazuli has been used in jewelry, carvings and amulets for thousands of years. It is a stone prized for its intense blue color. The name Lapis Lazuli comes from the Arabic word Lazward , from which the word azure comes, which means blue. Ancient Romans used to call it “sapphires, ” which was subsequently applied to the blue variety of corundum we know today as sapphire. Egyptians regarded lapis lazuli as a heavenly stone and often used it on the statues of their gods and in burial masks, as protection for the next life. The stone has been used in many famous pieces throughout history, including the mask of Tutankhanem, or King Tut. The blue color of lapis lazuli is mainly derived from the presence of lazurite. Lapis lazuli has been popular through most of recorded human history. Lapis lazuli appears in many Egyptian archaeological sites that date back to about 3000 BC. It was used in many ornamental objects and jewelry. Afghanistan has been one of the world’s primary sources of lapis lazuli through most of recorded history. Most of the country’s production comes from thousands of small mines in the Badakhshan Province. Many very early cultures valued it more than gold. Some believed dreaming of Lapis meant that the person would find everlasting love and faithfulness. Both the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians believed it could cure melancholy. In the 17th century, it was used to prevent miscarriages, dementia and epilepsy. Today, it is used in Chinese medicine to treat phlegm, congestion and spasms. The name malachite derives from the Greek Moloche meaning mallow , because the stone is the same color as mallow leaves. Malachite is copper based, and has been crushed and used as pigments for thousands of years. It has been valued as a gemstone since ancient times. Ancient Egyptians mined the stone in an area between Mt Sinai and the Suez as early 4000 BC. Malachite was also carved into amulets and scarabs, and was thought to be a protective stone for children. Its powers include: protection, power, peace, love, and success in business. It is worn to detect impending danger, and is assumed to break into pieces when danger is near. It is the guardian stone of travelers. Promotes inner peace and hope, provides protection and security. Malachite is said to aid in the regeneration of body cells, creates calm and peace, and aids one’s sleep. Malachite has a green color that does not fade over time or when exposed to light. Turquoise is the birthstone for the month of December and the gift given in celebration of the fifth and eleventh wedding anniversaries. Since the days of the ancient Egyptians, turquoise has been known throughout the world and has been in great demand. Turquoise was one of the first gemstones ever mined, perhaps dating back to 6000 BC, in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The name turquoise comes from the same French word, Turquoise , meaning Turkish , since it originally arrived in Europe through Turkey, originating in Iran. Turquoise has been mined in Iran for over 3,000 years. It has been used for thousands of years for jewelry by the Ancient Egyptians, who buried fine pieces with mummies. Turquoise brings happiness and good fortune. Its powers include protection, healing, courage, friendship, and luck. Relaxes the mind, and eases mental tension. It’s said that turquoise attracts healing spirits , making it a premier healing stone. Believed to be a protective stone, turquoise is worn to guard against violence and accidents. Turquoise is also a valuable amulet for travelers. Carnelian is a form of quartz, and the birthstone for the month of August. It is also sometimes called Cornelian. The name carnelian comes from the Latin word Carneus , which means fleshy , a reference to the color of the stone. Carnelian has a long history. Over 4500 years ago, Sumerian and Egyptian craftsmen were making jewelry set with the stone. Ancient Romans and Greeks also valued the stone, which they used for intaglios. Carnelian has also been popular for signet rings. In ancient Egypt, carnelian rings were worn to eliminate bad tempers, hatred, jealousy and anger. Back then; the stone was also used to protect the dead during their journey to the afterlife. In Renaissance magic, carnelian was engraved with a picture of a warrior or a sword and placed in the home to protect it from storms. This amulet was also carried as a protection. Carnelian was also worn to prevent skin diseases, insanity, nosebleeds and blood diseases. It was also believed to be able to stop nightmares. Mother of Pearl gets its name from the fact that it is the iridescent lining of shell, where pearls can grow. Mother of Pearl has both traditional and New Age metaphysical and healing lore. It is said to attract prosperity. It is used in mystical work and lore to heighten intuition, psychic sensitivity, and imagination. It is purported to protect from negative influence, and transmute negative energy. It is said to be highly protective and a particularly potent stone of protection for children. A traditional lore use of Mother of Pearl is to purify environments. Crystal healing and folklore say that Mother of Pearl is helpful for high blood pressure, dizziness, improving vision, cataracts, and wound healing. Additionally, Mother of Pearl is an organic substance which may have absorbed bacteria or pollutants. Abalone Shell is a colorful shell that incorporates the b eautiful colors of the Sea. It has its own Metaphysical and Healing properties , even though it is not of the Crystalline Family. Like other sources of vibrational healing from Nature, Abalone Shells have a strong elemental bond with the Earth and its healing capabilities. Abalone is closely connected to that of the Water element and the vibrations of Love, Beauty, Gentleness, Caring, Compassion and Peace. Jasper is a powerful healing stone. It is known to alleviate stress and eliminate all negative energy. It soothes the nerves, increases focus and positive thinking and heals injuries. The stone is also thought to promote the healing process during illness or hospitalization. Jasper is also known to aid in self-discipline, so it can be a great stone to have if one is struggling with addiction, including the task of dieting or quitting smoking. Jasper is also known to increase fertility and remove toxins from the body over time. How the Inlays Art is Done. Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstones are set in marble in such a way that they shine like gems set in a ring. The technique of inlaying marble is essentially no different from that used in the Taj Mahal. The marble stone is first traced with the pattern of brass sheet. The pattern may be of any. Shape, design or size. The quarried marble is then cut to size and painstakingly sculpted. Once the desired contours are achieved, small indentation (grooves) are created by hand on the marble stone base to hold the gemstones. The different colored stones, Precious and Semi Precious, are cut as per the. Design/size of the Pattern. The cut stone fit perfectly into the marble. After the stones are set in place. The piece is polished to a rich luster. History of Inlay Art. The birth of Inlay Art began in Florence, Italy during the 16th Century. The Art of Inlay was brought to India by the Mughals in the 17th Century especially in Agra City. Introduced to India during the regime of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan Inlay Art was very popular in architecture as well as in sculptures. White marble monuments incorporated with Inlay Artwork were also constructed. The most famous & well-known being the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal, constructed by thousands of skilled artisans, depicts the great art of inlay on a grand scale. The Taj Mahal is considered one of the most beautiful buildings in the world and the finest example of the late style of Indian Islamic architecture. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan ordered it built in 1631 after the death of his favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The white marble exterior is inlaid with semiprecious stones arranged in Arabic inscriptions (designed by a local artist Amanat Khan, who was Shah Jahan’s calligrapher), floral designs, and arabesques, and the salient features of the interior are accented with agate, jasper, and colored marbles. The building, which was completed between 1632 and 1638, was designed to reflect the gardens of Paradise to which the faithful ascend. The entire complex, with gardens, gateway structures, and mosque, was completed in 1648. Inlays Art is still very popular in India allowing many artisans to earn their livelihood from this wonderful Art. PERFECT GIFT FOR YOUR HOME. Can be used in room or Garden for dining or coffee. Otherwise, we will reserve the right to. The item and the unpaid item report will be made correspondingly. We will offer the tracking no. Please provide your telephone number as well, so that the post office can contact you when your item arrives, or the item will be sent back to us. We will not be able to resend the item in that case so please make sure to provide your contact number. The item should not be used. No alterations Must be Done to Item. Otherwise We won’t take it Back. There may be Color variation due to difference in resolution of the photo & the actual color. Offer price is for per piece. Customers are required to provide full & accurate information at the time of order. So better communicate for faster resolution to any disputes. The item “10 White Marble decor fruit bowl Handmade inlay marquetry art Fathers Day gift” is in sale since Wednesday, September 27, 2017. This item is in the category “Home & Garden\Furniture\Tables”. The seller is “artistzila” and is located in AGRA, UTTAR PRADESH. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Coffee Table
  • Room: Living Room
  • Brand: Home Styles
  • Material: Marble
  • Color: White
  • Style: Arts & Crafts/Mission Style
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: India
  • Country of Manufacture: India
  • Table Size: 10 inch
  • Shape: round
  • Product Code: CH2155
  • POLISH: HAND POLISH
  • USES: HOME DECOR, HOME FURNISHED,DINING ROOM
  • STONE USED: LAPIZ LAZULI MOTHER OF PEARL,MELACHITE,CARNELIEN

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