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Meenakari

Abhi Tripathi
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How old is meenakari as a jewelry craft in India? Can anyone tell me who were the patrons of this gorgeous jewelry craft?

Posted On : 5/13/2009 5:37:26 AM

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Roop Chatterjee
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In Meenakari jewelry, precious stones are set and then enameled with gold. Historically speaking, the art was introduced to Rajasthan artisans by Raja Mansingh of Amer. He invited Lahore-based skilled artisans to his kingdom, and their intermingling with the locals craftsmen resulted in an amalgam, which came to be known as Meenakari.

Posted On : 5/13/2009 10:17:17 PM

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Indravadan Modi
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Posted By : Roop Chatterjee   Posted On : 5/13/2009 10:17:17 PM  Go

In Meenakari jewelry, precious stones are set and then enameled with gold. Historically speaking, th..


Meenakari, the art of enameling, is a centuries old Persian art introduced to India by the Mughals. It is primarily the setting of precious stones into gold and the enameling of gold. As indicated by Roop in Rajasthan later it was introduced to Rajasthan artisans by Raja Mansingh of Amer

Posted On : 5/14/2009 1:18:37 AM

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