Material : Lacquered papier mache over weeping willow wood.
Dimension : Coasters (6): 0.3 cm H x 8.6 cm Diam. Holder: 4.3 cm H x 10.7 cm Diam
Set of 6 papier mache coasters with holder Coexisting together in harmony, an array of colorful birds nest in a tree against a golden background in this set of six coasters from India. Designed by Mohammad Hussain Baba, each round coaster is crafted from lacquered papier-mache over weeping willow wood. A complementary holder with a lid arrives with this set.
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