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This marvelous work of Inlay work is having hundreds of Semi-precious stones. In this pure manual work, marble surface is chipped with chipping tools and same size of Semi-Precious stone are placed it with super-glue. This work was originated from Italy in 13-14th Century and is used in making world famous Agra’s Taj Mahal main dome extensively.
The Semi-Precious Stones/gems are used in this work areCORNELIAN, JASPER, TURQUOISE(firoza), LAPIS LAZULI(lajverd), MALACHITE, etcThis art work is called 'Pietra Dura' and have been used in Tajmahal's walls. This art was invented in Italy and is being done only in Agra, India. Types of the Stones and History of this art has been given down below for your reference.
Bring home a piece of the Taj Mahal. These marble inlay table tops below are handmade and contains marble slabs inlaid with semi precious stones like malachite, mother of pearl, lapis lazuli, agnate, Italian stones, jasper etc. In some designs (may not be in this product), a single petal of a flower may have as many as 200 semi precious stones inlaid.Please see below for more details about the product, history of inlay work and stones used in each masterpiece.
Given the complexity in chipping Marble and laying off process for each semi-precious stone, it is understood that price quoted above is match less.
|Base Stone Used||Well Polished Indian Marble (Makrana) with Natural Color|
|Size||9”/10"/12" Diameter of Marble Plate (Depending of the plate selected)|
|No of Semi-Precious Stones used||Between 667 to 1105 Separate Stones (Depending on the plate selected). |
These stones can be counted by any individual.
|Weight||Only Product 1.5-2.5 KG, With packaging 3-4 KG|
|Best Suited For||Decorative Items or to be given as Corporate gift or Momento|
|Special Note||Marble Stone is pure and does not contain any impurity of any kind. Other materials like clay or POP (Plaster of Paris) can not match the aura of marble.|
|Crafted At/By||Sculpture Artisans of Agra, India|
Slight variation in the photograph and the actual cannot be avoided because each item is made individually.
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Payment Terms and Method:
We accept payment through PAYPAL only. Customer can also pay using their Credit Card, Debit Card or via Online Bank Transfer (Net Banking) using Paypal.
Our PAYPAL ID is StonKraft@gmail.com.
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Custom Charges/Other Charges:
he cost mentioned above does not include the custom and any other taxes in the country of destination. Custom and other country specific charges have to be borne by the customer at the time of receiving the item, if applicable. We have seen much less 1% cases where country specific custom opens the packet and asks for custom related charges.
Note About Shipping Charges:
We deliver the items with very reliable courier service provider FeDex/DHL and our shipping charges are as per actual charged by them. Please club together items, purchased from us and we will make sure that you get the best deal on Courier/Shipping charges on multiple items purchased from us.
Item will be shipped within 7-10 days from the date of purchase. International Courier takes approximately 10 days to deliver the item. Remote areas or far away places or cities may take upto 10-14 days for shipment to be delivered. Please make sure to provide your full address with all possible near by LAND MARKS with your CORRECT contact phone number or mobile no. to avoid Shipment delay due to insufficient address.
Warranty and returns:
We agree to offer 3 months warranty for inlay stone work and marble base. We will replace the product with another one only if it is proved that marble base or inlay stones are broken unintentionally in normal domestic use. Please note that this handicraft item is only for domestic use and not for commercial activity. This product will be shipped with insurance and any wear and tear during shipping will be borne by Insurance company.
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The marble inlay work is the same as it used to be when Taj Mahal was being built. In this art various floral and geometric patterns are created with the help of precious and semi precious stones. The stones are inlaid in Indian marble, black marble and Indian Jade. The masterpieces of this art can be seen in the walls of Taj Mahal itself.
This art of marble inlay (‘Pietre Dura’ as it was originally known in Italy) has been passed from generations, right from the craftsmen who made the Taj Mahal and other monuments nearby. Today, their great-grandchildren are engaged in this activity, known to a select few, and in great demand all over the world.
The Taj Mahal has been created in this style of workmanship which is unique and exclusive all over the world! This quality is ideal for collectors and art lovers who appreciate unique craft!
Semi precious and precious Stones Used:
In all 28 kind of rare, semi precious and precious stones were used for inlay work in the Taj Mahal as well as in our product. Lapis lazuli, Onyx, Jasper, Cornelian have been combined with marble of various hues to create designs of unsurpassed elegance.
Prominent stones used for inlay work and their characteristics are given below. Apart from these stones Jade, Ruby, Garnet, Cat’s eye, Onyx and Coral are also being used in most of the products.
CARNELIAN: Orange in colour, mostly found in India, Brazil and Uruguay
JASPER: Hexagonal in shape, mostly found in India, Russia, USA, France and Germany, Chemical formation - Silicon dioxide.
TURQUOISE: Also called Firoza, light Blue or misty Green in colour, mostly found in Iran, USA, Afghanistan, Eastern Australia and Israel, Chemical formation - Basic Aluminium phosphate with copper
LAPIS LAZULI: Also called Lajward, light Blue in colour, Chemical formation - Sodium Aluminium Silicate with Sulphur and other minerals, found in Afghanistan
- MALACHITE: Green in colour, found in Zimbabwe, Namibia, Chile, USA and South Africa, Chemical formation Copper Carbonate