Mini Jewellery Box - Cat Shaped - Papier Mache

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Papier Mache

A gorgeous play of light and shadow graces the rounded surface of this cat-shaped jewellery box. Evolving compelling ideologies after Medieval Persian influence, Kashmir has made Papier Mache her own, adding a touch of originality to the intricacies of Persian and Iranian patterns. This streak of rich history is what makes Kashmir's whimsical handicrafts stand out from the rest of the subcontinent.

Rs. 750.00
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Rs. 750.00

Simplicity manifests itself beautifully in this playful jewellery box, designed to store your prized possessions. Unlike the industrially produced boxes, this one has a rich tale behind its making. Far away in the snowy valleys of Kashmir, communities of Papier Mache artisans sit together and weave timeless tales of persistence with their traditional art. For fourteen days, raw paper pulp is moulded as per the design before the artisan carefully paints onto the hardened surface.

A gorgeous play of light and shadow graces the rounded surface of this cat-shaped jewellery box. Evolving compelling ideologies after Medieval Persian influence, Kashmir has made Papier Mache her own, adding a touch of originality to the intricacies of Persian and Iranian patterns. This streak of rich history is what makes Kashmir's whimsical handicrafts stand out from the rest of the subcontinent.

To bring home with you a memoir from Kashmir's outstanding artisans, this jewellery box is undoubtedly the classic. With this Papier Mache handicraft, replenishing the depleting stores of craft across the nation and adding warmth and character to your home becomes simultaneously possible.

The integral nature of artistry and India is evident in our deep affinity with the arts since the narration of history began. We take pride in these cultures but more often than not, we fail to acknowledge the gruesome sacrifices made by artisans striving to keep their art forms alive.