Marble Coaster with Coloured Stone Inlay
Introducing the regime of the Mughal Inlay Art popular in architecture as well as in sculptures. One of the most attractive work of art that comes from marble is "Marble Inlay" work. The name of the work is pietra dura (hard stone in Latin) or parchin kari in Hindi. So graceful and delicate the thin, curving lines, the flower tendrils. Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstones are set in marble in such a way that they shine like gems set in a ring. The delicate process involves cutting and engraving marble shapes manually. The effort involved in making just one single flower can often take days of work, depending on the detail; it is not unusual to be designed from hundreds of different slices of stone. There are many varieties of coloured stone available for utilization in marble inlay work: malachite, cornelian, jasper, mother of pearl, abalone shell, lapis lazuli, agnate, coral, turquoise.
This simple elegance of the Mughal age with this marble coaster set has inlay work done on it. It has 6 coaster and a stylish stand holds the coasters when not in use. This is a must for office desk or dinning table at home.