Mini Jewellery Box - Turtle Shaped - Papier Mache

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Papier Mache

Kashmiri Papier Mache is a refreshing take on blending the unconventional and the traditional. The curvilinear form of the box adapts a classical style of Persian painting, appealing to both culture enthusiasts and modern art-lovers. Whether gifted on a special occasion or valued on the shelf as a work of art, this jewellery box exceeds its functionality.

Rs. 750.00
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Rs. 750.00

Papier Mache is an amalgam of Kashmir's evolving cultures, naturalizing to the ways of changing traditions and emerging with originality and flavour. The native craftsmen revel in the art of elevating raw paper to monuments of creativity. Like the turtle, persistence comes naturally to the makers of this inestimable handicraft.

With the richness of its history and the stories of thriving Kashmiri communities, this Papier Mache jewellery box is a treasure to behold. The Naqashi artisan perfects the intricate pattern known as Gul-Andar-Gul, denoting the blossom of copious flowers. Within a fortnight, the Naqashi paints magic onto the hardened paper before the women of the family gather around to smoothen and master the curves.

Kashmiri Papier Mache is a refreshing take on blending the unconventional and the traditional. The curvilinear form of the box adapts a classical style of Persian painting, appealing to both culture enthusiasts and modern art-lovers. Whether gifted on a special occasion or valued on the shelf as a work of art, this jewellery box exceeds its functionality.

Patiently navigating through changing times with admirable strength, the last families of Kashmiri Papier Mache are beginning to question the need of the day. After weeks of relentless crafting, there is often no support rendered to present the glory of Papier Mache to the rest of India. Artystribe extends a hand of faith to the artisans who deserve every penny for their tireless dedication. A mere reaffirmation of belief is what it takes to fuel the men and women who keep tradition alive.