Presentable Pen Holder Wood Khatam Marquetry Persian Handicrafts
- Art: khatam kari and miniature
- Material: wood and mixes of metals
- 100% Handcrafted. Made in Isfahan, Iran.
- Use: home, office
This Presentable Pen Holder inlaid khatam marquetry art perfectly decorate your office or home office, will be practical and durable in work and highlight the status of the owner.
Also, this oriental pen holder handicrafts will be a great gift or compliment for partners, colleagues, and friends.
Khatam kari Art is an ancient Persian technique of inlaying. It is a version of marquetry where art forms are made by decorating the surface of wooden articles with delicate pieces of wood, bone, and metal precisely-cut intricate geometric patterns.
Designing of inlaid articles is a highly elaborate process. Also, there are sometimes more than 400 pieces per square inch in a work of average quality. In each cubic centimeter of inlaid work, up to approximately 250 pieces mixed of metal and different kinds of wood. They are glued together in stages, smoothed, oiled and polished.
Moreover, common materials used in the construction of inlaid articles are gold, silver, brass, aluminum.
This art was especially popular in the Safavid era.
Note: The foto drawn on the work of the workpiece are entirely hand-crafted, so the sample that comes to your hands may not be as pictured.