Hand Engraved Copper Tray
Beautiful Persian engraved Ghalam-zani Copper 60cm tray. delicately hand-engraved by our artist based in Isfahan. Engraving (Ghalam-zani) is a term, for artistic metalworking, it is one of the original Persian handicraft, the art of engraving and embossing, hammering, repousse and chasing elaborate designs, patterns and shapes on metals such as copper, silver, gold, and brass to form minute detailed reliefs or small engraved patterns. Art engraving has a long history in Iran back to more than several thousand years ago.
- Size: about 60cm
- Weight: 5kg
- Material: Copper
- Metal Color: Silver, Bronze
Made in: Isfahan
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Hand Engraving, Ghalam Zani
Engraving “Ghalam ZanI” is the art of carving superb designs on various metals such as copper, brass, silver and gold. Isfahan is the main centre for engraving. The artistic work of this course made by the artists is the glorious and undeniable indication of Previous metal work of Iran and Isfahan, in particular.
A hand engraved copper tray is a decorative tray that is made from copper and features intricate designs and patterns that are carved or etched into the surface of the metal. The process of creating a hand engraved copper tray involves a combination of traditional metalworking techniques and skilled artistry.
To create a hand engraved copper tray, a skilled artisan will begin by selecting a high-quality sheet of copper. The artisan will then carefully hammer and shape the copper into the desired size and shape of the tray, using traditional metalworking tools such as hammers, anvils, and stakes.
Next, the artisan will use a variety of engraving tools to create the intricate designs and patterns that will be carved into the surface of the copper. These tools may include chisels, gravers, and punches, and are used to carefully etch or carve the design into the metal.
The process of hand engraving a copper tray is a time-consuming and labor-intensive process, as each design element must be carefully created and placed by the artisan. Depending on the complexity of the design, the process of engraving a single tray may take many hours or even several days to complete.
Once the design is complete, the copper tray is carefully polished and finished to create a smooth and shiny surface that highlights the intricate engraving work. Some artisans may also add additional decorative elements, such as embossed patterns or other design features, to give the tray a more intricate and detailed look.
A hand engraved copper tray can be a beautiful and unique piece of home decor, offering a timeless elegance that is sure to be admired and appreciated by all who see it. The intricate design work and skilled craftsmanship that goes into creating the tray make it a work of art in its own right, and the natural beauty of the copper itself adds an element of warmth and richness to any home decor.