Mother of Pearl Marble Inlay Cheese Board & Dip Bowl Set
This exquisite set comprising of a beautiful handcrafted cheese board & dip bowl is a rare and unique find.
It has been inlaid with semi-precious stones in the traditional Petra Dura or Parchin kari technique. The beautiful floral motifs are made by inlaying highly polished semi-precious stones and pieces of mother-of-pearl which have been intricately cut and carved into marble.
The art of marble inlay or Prachin Kari is believed to have come from Renaissance Italy to India, during the 16th century. The Mughals had a profound appreciation for this art, and you can witness it adorning their monuments in Agra, Delhi, and Lahore. This marble inlay cheese board and bowl, have been handcrafted by our master artisan whose lineage can be traced back to the skilled artisans who came to Agra to build Mughal monuments, including the Taj Mahal!
The marble inlay process requires great skill and patience as semi-precious stones like corals (for red), Mother-of-pearl and malachite (for green) are intricately cut and carved into marble to create stunning designs.
Add this exquisite set of marble cheese board and dip bowl to add a classical touch to your table/serve-ware. This is also a great gift to give. After all, when you purchase this set, you acquire a piece of history linked to India's most renowned monument—the Taj Mahal in Agra.
Note: These products are meticulously handcrafted, using traditional inlay techniques with semi-precious stones on marble, by our highly skilled artisans. Variations are the beauty of handmade products & this is what makes them unique. Please note that the product's actual colours may slightly differ from what you see in the images due to variations in computer screen resolutions, displays, and photography.
Quantity: 1 piece
Care Instructions: Handle this item delicately. Wipe clean with a warm, damp cloth after using and dry with a clean dish towel. Do not submerge the marble bowl in water, and avoid abrasive cleaning products. Recommended to use for serving dried food items without moisture. Keep away from brightly coloured foods as they may stain the white marble.
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