The Nakashidar Kursi

Since time immemorial, the human race has strived to make a mark rather than just survive on Earth. The proof lies in all the beautiful ways that have been discovered and invented over the years to showcase the various talents that humans possess. One such amazing gift is the gift of Art and Craft. When taking a gander at the rich artistic heritage of our Incredible India, one wonders how so many marvels can co – exist in one single Nation. From grandiose stone sculptures to intricate handcrafted wood furniture, from meticulous miniature paintings to glittering mirror lippan artworks, there seems to be no end to the creativity of the artisans of India. Sadly, the passing of time has inhumanly sent many art and craft forms into an unyielding abyss, making it imperative to revive these majestic traditions. Relieving such marvels of yesteryear, Studio Trataka’s  intricately carved Nakashidar Kursi has the power to take you back to the wondrous medieval times, that were filled with art, beauty and culture.

Exquisite Elegance – The Timeless Art of Nakashidar Woodwork

The Nakashi technique involves carving and engraving elaborate designs and motifs on softwood, using simple tools like chisels, hammers, and knives. Meticulous artisans intricately carve the wood, creating stunning patterns, figures, and reliefs. Initially, nakashi work was used to decorate temples, religious artefacts, and the homes of the elite. The intricate designs often depicted mythological themes, floral motifs, and scenes from the daily human lives.

Over the years, the nakashi work has drastically evolved from being exclusively used in religious and prestigious places like temples and palaces, to now having found a unique place in the day – to – day lives of humans. Keeping up with the present day demands of in – vogue design styles, contemporary designers are trying to sustain the craft despite all the challenges, and continue to innovate artful conceptions that blend traditional techniques with modern merchandise. This has led to the creation of a wide range of nakashidar products, from handcrafted furniture and home decor items to innumerable fashion accessories. It is Studio Trataka’s  immense honour to present one such gem in the form of our Nakashidar Kursi.

Nakashidar Kursi – the Best Amalgamation of Tradition and Innovation

In the world of handcrafted home furniture, our nakashidar kursi is where the elegance of modern design meets the rich heritage of nakashi ( carving ) craftsmanship.

This foldable chair can effortlessly be stored in any nook or cranny of your home. The fact that it can easily be folded and carried around means that your picnics no longer need to be a sordid affair. The possibility of adding these elegant chairs to your outings will give you a gentle nudge to plan more and more adventures away from your homes! Moreover, being hand – crafted means that this chair is yet another example of our commitment to sustainability.

The chair’s sleek, minimalist lines are beautifully juxtaposed with the intricate, hand – carved floral and geometrical patterns that are tucked away neatly in the corner of the seat and the back – rest. A sense of amazement dances across its smooth walnut finish coating, bringing a wave of joy in the heart of the true modern artist with a penchant for tradition. With a clean and simple non – muddy nakashi design, it soothes the eyes rather than confusing them. The intriguing wonder of carved wood invites the joyful eye to further inspect this spectacular work – of – art!

The olive green metal legs add another layer of refinement to this masterpiece that already exudes royalty. This chair is not just a piece of furniture; it is a testament to an era of the unmatched elegance and flair of nakashi work, seamlessly blending the old with the new to create a striking and sophisticated masterpiece. The sleek and conducive design and intricate craftsmanship of this chic nakashidar kursi make it an excellent addition to your stylish home.

Nakashidar Furniture – The Wonder of Carved Woodwork

The journey of nakashi work on wood over the years reflects a dynamic interplay between tradition and innovation.

From its ancient roots and Mughal influences to its revival in the modern era, nakashi work continues to be a vibrant and evolving art form. Today, it contributes to the enduring legacy of traditional craftsmanship and its ability to adapt and thrive in a changing world.Studio Trataka proudly contributes to the ongoing initiative of preservation of traditions with our range of handcrafted products like The Nakashidar Kursi. In an era where sustainability and quality are frequently overshadowed by mass production, our Nakashidar Kursi is an ecological and stylish choice for the woke populace.

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