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Meenakari Incense stick holder (Copper Enamel) - oval

Your Price: ₹760.00

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Estimated delivery date between 15-Feb-2022 to 20-Feb-2022

About Zishta Meenakari Incense stick holder (Copper Enamel) - oval

  • ‘Meenakari’ Oval Incense holder or Copper enamel art is an ancient art of colouring and ornamenting the surface of metals.

  • The craft is exclusive and made to order. It takes 10 - 15 days to create and ship them. 

  • The process is long and complex, and a single piece of Mina can pass through many hands before it is completed: designer, engraver, enamelist, polisher.

  • The agarbatti stand uses the technique of Cloisonné. The copper wire is stretched to form geometrical pattern of diamonds with alternate colours. 

  • The handcrafted incense stick holder is made of copper, with enamelling in shades of blue & green.

  • It is done by fusing over it brilliant colours that are patterned in an intricate design. 

Product Specifications

Length In CMWidth In CMHeight In CM
22.9 5.1 2.5
Traditional Value Score !  97%


All our products are handcrafted and this results in each product being unique and slightly different from each other and therefore will have minor variations on dimensions & weight.

  • Meenakari is an age-old craft originated in Persia. Enamelling was mainly done on silver and gold for jewellery, though now the artisans also practice it in copper. Mina, A feminine form of “minoo” in Persian means Heaven. 
  • Though the craft originated as a Persian art of colouring, it was accepted widely by Greeks, Chinese, Russian and many more. Everyone has their own set of niches.
  • It is said that Raja Man Singh of Amber brought Persian craftsman from Lahore to Rajasthan back in 16th Century and gave the art an Indian touch.
  • The process is long and complex, and a single piece of Mina can pass through many hands before it is completed. designer, engraver, enamelist, polisher & so on.
  • Enamel colours are metal oxides mixed with a frit of finely powdered glass. Shade obtained varies according to the amount of oxide added. Yellow through chromate of potash, violet – carbonate of manganese; blue - cobalt oxide; green – copper oxide etc. 
  • With the technique of Cloisonné, which involves the use of copper wire geometrical or floral patterns are outlined on the base of copper, followed by finishing with colours. 
  • The pieces are then taken for firing where it’s heat between 950 degrees centigrade to 1400 centigrade. They are then rubbed with file, cleaned with lemon and tamarind.
  • These are beautiful decorative items which enhance the aesthetics of a home. They also have usage in our regular day to day life. 

  • Use this lovely craft for holding incense sticks. 

  • You may wash with normal water but not scrubbers. Do not use hot water.
  • Do not hit it or scratch with sharp objects. This can make the colours of Mina to detach. Extreme temperature could also burn the colours. 
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