Material : Papier mache
Size : 8 Inches height , 7 inches width
Paying homage to India's pride, the mighty elephant, a Kashmiri artisan hand makes a miniature elephant in the utmost skill and finesse. The elephant gets a wooden base, covers it in the Mashed Paper making it one of the masterpieces of Kashmiri Paper Mache. Further, a Naqash hand paints its surface with a bright gold colour which hosts the tree of life over which a knot of colourful birds chirping delightfully making it the perfect art piece set to spruce up your home decor.
Country of Origin - India
ABOUT Baba art and crafts
In Kashmir, papier mache is an ancestral art form and I've been attracted towards it since childhood. Learning anything needs practice and focus. Without practice and focusing, I don't believe it is possible to learn anything. I also believe there are no masters of a craft — we focus and learn new things every day. We use paper and wood. What I like best is working with colors, and I love creating new designs. I get inspiration from my father and grandfather, who both worked day and night to promote this ancestral art. More than 20 artisans — both men and women — now collaborate with ... Read More