Gorara Tortoise Decorative Showpiece

Gorara Tortoise Decorative Showpiece

Gorara Tortoise Decorative Showpiece

Rs. 390.00

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Rs. 390.00

  • Product Placement : Spiritual Corner
  • Product Type : Paper Weight
  • Product Weight : 0.45 KG

Description

Tortoise has a long life and hence it denotes Long life. That is why it is recommended to old people for increasing their longevity. Enhance the beauty of your interiors with this elegant and traditional tortoise shaped home decor piece. Smooth texture and fine finishing makes it look great.

ABOUT GORARA

Gorara is a type of Indian Soapstone that is abundantly used for making artifacts by artisans. Gorara stone is easy to carve, durable, and is popular for its heat-resistant properties. Therefore, it is also used as cooking and heating equipment. The articles made out of this stone are different from other stoneworks because gorara stone is softer in comparison to marble and other stones. This artform is primarily practiced in Varanasi using stones that are brought from Hamirpur (in Himachal Pradesh) and Mahoba (in Uttar Pradesh) areas. One of the distinctive properties of Gorara stone is its unpredictable color spectrum which may vary from beautiful shades of gray to bright pink. As the stone is very soft, only small sizes are available for carving. This also limits the sizes of the final products carved out of the stone. The fragile jali work in these artifacts is inspired by the decorations from the palaces in Rajasthan.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Intricate carvings
  • Soft to touch
  • Exquisite Jali Work
  • Natural Colors
  • Heat resistant
  • Fragile (handle with care).

Additional information

Weight 0.45 kg
Dimensions 10.16 × 7.62 × 5.08 cm
Product Type

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