"Hand Painted Authentic Kashmiri Paper Mache Craft Decorative Trinket Box made by skilled and awarded artisans from Kashmir, India. Paper Mache Crafts is a traditional craft and is passed on from one generation to next generation in a family. It is still made by hand in small home shops where the whole family sit together and engage in the art of making Paper crafts.
Paper Mache is one of the most beautiful handicrafts of Kashmir. Kashmiri craft recycles waste paper into beautiful artifacts hand painted by expert craftsmen. Paper Mache has a long and rich tradition in Kashmir, it is a delicate decorative art which shows the artistic zeal of a craftsman. The process of creating masterpieces under this craft includes 2 main steps. The first is the sakhtsazi, or the actual production of the item. The second is the naqashi, when the item is painted with many number of motifs. Both these steps sounds relatively simple but in reality takes a lot of time, patience & Labor of our hardworking Craftsmen."