Sunday, 30 July 2017

History of Inlay Marble Art and Crafts in Agra India- By -Inlay Marble Crafts

History of Inlay Marble Art and Crafts in Agra India- By -Inlay Marble Crafts

                                History of Inlay Marble Art 

                            It is one of the most attractive Inlaid of  art that comes from Persia is «Marble Inlay» work. It is the same work that adorns the Taj Mahal and other Mughal monuments. It is a closely protected traditional art and only a few expert exponents are available today. The delicate process involves cutting and engraving marble shapes manually. To start with, a predefined pattern E. G. , Floral design or geometrical design is engraved on the marble slab. Small pieces of marble of different shades are cut delicately to fit in these grooves precisely. These small pieces are then slipped in the grooves. 

 History of Inlay Marble Art 
Apart from marble, many other materials can also be used Inlay work on delicate precious stone began in the workshops of Florence in Italy around the end of the 16th century. This was known as pietra dura. (Pietra= Stone, Dura= Hard) The Italians had created a classic artistic form and held a monopoly over it. From 1630 onwards pietra dura appeared on moveable, small objects as decorative panels, with bird and flower motifs, suitable for cabinet fronts and table tops. Some of these soon reached the Mughals in the form of presents. Of all the Mughal Emperors, Shah Jahan was the greatest patron of architecture in India. For him no amount of money or time was too much to create enduring, everlasting architectural beauty and through it be remembered always. It is in his buildings that one feels most compelled to make the connection between Mughal art and pietra dura. The Taj Mahal, the cenotaphs of the Emperor and his wife, the main floor and the surrounding marble railings bear very close resemblances to the pietra dura form. Marble Inlay Table Top Available in Different Shapes Like Round, Rectangular, Oval, Square and Octagonal. For More Info:- Drop Your Information:-Emailus:- InlayMarblecrafts@gmail.com Call To Us:- +919927641146

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