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4 Unbelievable ways to make Paper Mache – The exotic art of Kashmir

How to make Kashmiri paper mache,paper mache, Jewelry gift box

How do we make Kashmiri paper mache: Paper mache was originally the Iranian art. This art was brought into the Kashmir valley by Iranian artists who travelled with Sultan Zainul Abidin to Kashmir. The main substance used in Kashmiri paper mache include the following: Wood pulp, paper, cardboard, copper brass sulphate resins Starch rice cloth  […]

Interesting forms of Kashmiri Kalamkari or Paper mache – Part 1

Jewelry box, Kashmiri Kalamkari,

  Kashmiri Kalamkari or Papier Mache: Also known as the papier-mache or naqashi, munaqashi or kare kalamdani and Kashmiri kalamkari. We do Papier mache mostly on small decorative jewelry boxes, and some home décor items. Famous Naqashi art forms and designs used in Kashmir: Gul-andar-gul (gulandargul): We make the arrangement of different colorful floral schemes […]