Persian Handmade enamel On Copper Plate - Multicolor
Minakari or Enameling is the art of painting, coloring and ornamenting the surface of metals. The art of Minakari is called miniature of fire as well as the decoration of metal and tile with mina glaze. Lobed rim enamelware with its light cyan, aqua and pale turquoise colors can take you from the middle of modern and colorless industrial world with skillful hands of an enameller (minakar) to the middle of sky and its fantastic drawings lead a memorable tranquility.
Enamel products include Enamel on Copper Pedestal Candy/Nut Bowl Dish, Enamel on Copper Sugar Pot/ Candy Dish, Enamel on Copper Wine Decanter, Enameled Wall Hanging Plate and other products. Enamel works can be washed with lukewarm water, soap and even ordinary detergents.
Isfahan is the most important Iranian enameling hub. Enamel work of Isfahan, is comprised of a pattern of birds and animals on a floral background in light blue, green, yellow and red. The paintings or patterns used for enamel works in Iran are traditional designs depending on the taste and preferences of the artist. In the Iranian version of enameling, copper and silver are the most dominant metals used. In the past, the enamel had been applied to tile, ceramic or glass, but nowadays copper is more often used because it is malleable and flexible. Different kinds of local symmetrical patterns are used in Minakari paintings, are ‘Eslimi’ and ‘Pardaz’ which are the well-known Islamic patterns.
All Enamel products are handicraft
All products will be delivered 3-4 weeks after placing order