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Radiant Fusion: Thikri Glasswork in Harmony Thikri Glasswork by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts for sale

Radiant Fusion: Thikri Glasswork in Harmony Thikri Glasswork by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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Botanical Oasis: Colourful Flight Thikri Glasswork by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts for sale

Botanical Oasis: Colourful Flight Thikri Glasswork by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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Symphony of Colours: Mastery of Thikri Glasswork by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts for sale

Symphony of Colours: Mastery of Thikri Glasswork by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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Purchase Nature's Gilded Canvas: Intricate Glass Art by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

Nature's Gilded Canvas: Intricate Glass Art by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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Blossoming Radiance: Reflections of Excellent Artistry by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts for sale

Blossoming Radiance: Reflections of Excellent Artistry by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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Glasswork Symphony: The Enchanting Carpenter Thikri Artwork by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts for sale

Glasswork Symphony: The Enchanting Carpenter Thikri Artwork by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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Enchanted Blossoms: A Radiant Thikri Glass Celebration by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts for sale

Enchanted Blossoms: A Radiant Thikri Glass Celebration by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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Reflective splendour: Mirrored symphony by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts for sale

Reflective splendour: Mirrored symphony by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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buy Warm petals and vibrant flora

Booming reflection: Warm petals and vibrant flora by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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Blooms of Reflection: Astonishment on Canvas by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts for sale

Blooms of Reflection: Thikri Artwork by Vinayak Art Glass inlay Handicrafts

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A Thikri Glasswork of Flower by Happy Kumawat

The Dance of Petals: A Thikri Glasswork of Flower by Happy Kumawat

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About Thikri Art

Thikri art is a form of glass mosaic or mirror inlay work from Rajasthan that adorned palaces, temples, and havelis (mansions) with its incredible beauty. Initially, Thikri craft was reserved for embellishing royal abodes, and majorly floral or ornamental motifs were used. However, over time, it permeated everyday life, embellishing a wide array of items such as furniture and jewelry, incorporating motifs ranging from geometry, vegetation, and animals to deities.

History and Legend

The art of Thikri was brought to India centuries ago by skilled artisans from Persia. Over time, it evolved and adapted to local sensibilities, becoming an integral part of Rajasthan's cultural landscape. The iconic song from the Bollywood movie 'Mughal-e-Azam,' released in 1960, features Madhubala dancing within the Sheesh Mahal, adorned by skilled Thikri artisans. The delightful craftsmanship not only enhanced the scene but also created an illusion of countless Madhubalas dancing simultaneously, reflecting the magic of this traditional art form.

Technique and Style 

Thikri artisans meticulously handcraft each piece, beginning with the selection of high-quality glass mirrors. These mirrors are cut into various shapes and sizes, ranging from tiny squares to intricate geometric patterns. The artisans then insert these mirrors into a base material, typically plaster or wood, using natural adhesives like gum Arabic or lime mortar. The magic of Thikri lies in its symmetrical patterns and meticulous craftsmanship where artisans skillfully arrange the mirrors to create mesmerizing designs that reflect light and create a dazzling play of colors.

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