Kasly-The essence of kashmir

The Kashly is very passionate about reviving the centuries-old timeless art. The ultimate aim is to preserve traditional Kashmiri arts and market it all over the world—much like it was in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

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  • Paper Mache Bangles

    The ingenious paper mache artisans of Kashmir transform a variety of utility articles into rare art pieces. The colors for painting designs on the surface are obtained by grinding and soaking various vegetable mineral dyes in pigment or stone form. The final product is a beautiful art work that cannot be called a creation of one artist. It travels many pairs of talented hands before reaching a table or a mantel.

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  • Paper Mache Easter Eggs

    Paper Mache objects produced in Kashmir today varies from Christmas ornaments to coasters and includes boxes of every imaginable size and shape. These objects are not only beautifully decorated, but are surprisingly light and strong. Their coating of lacquer protects them from water and gives them extra durability. aster eggs is delicate decorative art, used them as lovely Easter décor or fill them with candy for a fun Easter egg hunt.

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About Kashmiri Paper Mache !

Paper mache is a delicate decorative art which shows the artistic zeal of a craftsman. This art was introduced in Kashmir in the 15th Century by a Kashmiri Prince who spent years in prison at Samarkand in Central Asia. The art born in the land of Persia was highly favored by Mughal Emperors of 15th and 16th Century.

The ingenious paper mache artisans of Kashmir transform a variety of utility articles into beautiful works of art. Consuming a lot of hard work and time, the process of making paper mache items, which is passed down by generation to generation as a part of Kashmiri culture, involves two mains steps, ‘Sakhtsazi’ , or the actual production of the item, and ‘Naqashi’, when the item is painted with any number of motifs.

The paper Mache objects produced in Kashmir today varies from Christmas ornaments to coasters and includes boxes of every imaginable size and shape. These objects are not only beautifully decorated, but are surprisingly light and strong. Their coating of lacquer protects them from water and gives them extra durability. s

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  • Papier Mache Boxes from kashly

    The art of paper-mâché is a legacy of the Mughals. Paper-mache was developed into a fine art during the Persian rule of India. Artisans in the mountainous Kashmir region use paper-mâché to embellish everything from jewellery to decorative boxes to furniture.

  • Papier Mache vass from kashly

    Papier mache is delicate decorative art, which showcases the artistic zeal of a crafts man. Items of paper-mache include Boxes ( Flat, oval, round, octahedral boxes, meter boxes, powder boxes, pencil boxes, jewel boxes, etc.),Bowls, pencil cups, containers, letter racks, coasters, trays, wall- hangings ( balls, stars, bells, pentaglass, other Christmas hangings), Easter eggs, etc.Use them as lovely Easter décor or fill them with candy for a fun Easter egg hunt.

  • Paper Mache Bangles from Kashly

    Papier mache is delicate decorative art, which showcases the artistic zeal of a crafts man. Items of paper-mache include Boxes ( Flat, oval, round, octahedral boxes, meter boxes, powder boxes, pencil boxes, jewel boxes, etc.),Bowls, pencil cups, containers, letter racks, coasters, trays, wall- hangings ( balls, stars, bells, pentaglass, other Christmas hangings), Easter eggs, etc.Use them as lovely Easter décor or fill them with candy for a fun Easter egg hunt.

  • Paper Mache Home Decor from kashly

    Paper-mache was developed into a fine art during the Persian rule of India. Artisans in the mountainous Kashmir region use paper-mâché to embellish everything from jewellery to decorative boxes to furniture.

  • Paper Mache Easter Eggs from kashly

    Easter eggs is delicate decorative art, used them as lovely Easter décor or fill them with candy for a fun Easter egg hunt.