DARK MACRAM LONGPI PENSTAND

Longpi Pottery,

India

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This petite Longpi-style pen stand with a circular footprint and a tan macram??d adornment, is an exclusive CuroCarte design. It is suitable for modern and ethnic interiors. Its characteristic appearance is a result of it being handcrafted from black serpentinite rock by local craftsmen. This piece beautifully marries the two elements of nature, cane and Longpi to create a unique art.

Regular Price: ₹2,500

Special Price ₹2,000

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It is believed that Goddess Panthobi (also known as Annapurna and Parvati) fed the whole world along with her consort Shiva, who was begging for food on account of a whim created by her. To overcome this situation goddess Annapurna created a bowl which would provide endless food and it is believed that the bowl was made up of serpentine stone which is the base material for Longpi Pottery.

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    At First, the weathered rock(clay) and serpentine rock, which according to locals, are available at Longpi only, are crushed to a powder and mixed with water in a ratio of 5:3 to form a clay-like consistency. The dull-brown mixture is kneaded the entire day and flattened on a wooden board for the initial slab work. Uniquely, Longpi pots are not crafted on a potter’s wheel. Every item is shaped by hand with the help of moulds and tools. Once the shaped clay has dried and is hard enough, it ...

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    Dimensions(cm):
    Length: Dia - 11.5
    Width: 10.5
    Type of Material:Stone, Clay
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