Mother-of-Pearl Box — Black
Mother-of-Pearl Box — Black
Mother-of-Pearl Box — Black
Mother-of-Pearl Box — Black

Mother-of-Pearl Box — Black

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Handmade mother-of-pearl inlay and resin box, featuring a geometric black design.

Your mother-of-pearl box, featuring a striking black geometric design, is a work of art that was made entirely by hand by expert craftsmen in the province of Uttar Pradesh. It is a timeless piece that brings the opulence and elegance of the great maharajas of northern India to your home.

The art of mother-of-pearl inlay was developed by skilled artisans across India some 500 years ago, for the purpose of embellishing royal thrones and the doors of courts and temples. The expertise involved in this delicate art form has been passed down intergenerationally for centuries, and modern-day inlayers use the exact same techniques that their forebears did.

 The process of creating each box in our collection spans several days and requires at least three dedicated artisans. After the mother-of-pearl is thoroughly cleaned and sorted, it is carefully cut into the delicate shapes required for the design. Then, it is attached onto the wooden box with expert precision, creating the desired pattern. Finally, the grooves are filled in with resin and the final product is buffed and polished to perfection. 

Origin: Near Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh                                             
Dimensions: 15x10x5cm
Materials: Mother-of-pearl, resin, wood
CareWipe with damp cloth
Note: Because our boxes are handmade, variations will naturally occur from item to item