Sugar Bowl Khatam Art copper handmade 17 cm Persian Crafts



This Original Beautiful Sugar bowl is worthy to decorate the home space, kitchen, and office.



Sugar Bowl Khatam Art copper handmade 17 cm Persian Crafts

  • Hand-made in Isfahan, Iran
  • 100% food safe
  • This Beautiful sugar bowl – makes a lovely serving piece
  • Collector’s item – featuring the classic Khatam Kari Art
  • Not recommended for microwave or conventional oven use

Khatam 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. Common materials used in the construction of inlaid articles are gold, silver, brass, aluminum and twisted wire.

Designing of inlaid Sugar bowl is a highly elaborate process. 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 of metal, bone, ivory and different kinds of wood are laid side by side, glued together in stages, smoothed, oiled and polished. Inlaid sugar bowl in the Safavid era took on a special significance as artists created their precious artworks. Woods used include betel, walnut, cypress, and pine.

You can read more about the unique art of Khatam kari.

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Weight0.300 kg
Dimensions17 cm

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