LPUK Wall clock, Sun clock Collection Series 1 Flower & Birds Design
This is hand crafted sun shaped khatam clock. Size: 32cm diameter Weight: 1.73 Kg Motor: tick tack model Operates with an AA Battery (not included) This clock is made from khatam. Khatam is the art of decorating wooden surfaces with small geometric triangulars cut from different kind of woods, silver, brass, and shell in a highly elaborate process which is done by arduous and sophisticated artisans. The decorated wooden surfaces then are treated with Lac to make it water proof and to give it the smoothness. Today most craftsmen , instead of Lac use polyester which is a glassy and fireproof subtance as a khatam finishing touch. The prepared wooden surfaces are then cut according to specific shapes and measurements to and placed together to make a variety of handicrafts which this clock is one of them. The woods used in Khatam : Ebony, Betel palm, Log wood, Jujube, Sour orange tree, Marple, Percicum, Poplar box tree. The metals used in Khatam : Gold (occasionally), silver, brass and aluminium. Other materials used in Khatam: Gelatin, Lack, Polyester, Shells, raw threads. Please type "Khatam" in Google search engine for a more detailed information about khatam and how it is made. This clock is illustrated with Birds and Flowers.
All Other Countries
First Item: $ 0.00
Additional Items: $ 0.00
rgharache328746408 has not yet received any comments from shoppers.