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SILVER GHALAMZANI HAFT SIN SET

Beautiful Persian engraved Ghalam-zani Silver haft sin set. hand-engraved 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.

Set includes, set of 6 raised bowls, 1 large raised bowl, and a mirror with 2 candlesticks.

  • Silver-plated
  • Design: flowers and birds
  • Style: Processor 
  • Material: Silver, Brass
  • Small container size: height 11 cm, diameter 10 cm
  • Large container: height 20 cm, diameter 27 cm
  • Mirror Size: 50 cm
  • Candlestick Size: 22 cm
  • Mirror and candlestick technique: engraving flowers and bird and black painting pen
  • Artist: Majid Eskandari

Ghalamzani

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.

Ghalamzani Haft Sin Set

A silver ghalamzani Haft Sin set is a traditional table setting used during the Persian New Year celebration known as Nowruz. The Haft Sin table includes seven items that start with the Persian letter “sin”, as well as other traditional items such as candles, flowers, and pastries. Some common items that may be placed on the Haft Sin table include: sprouts or grains (symbolizing rebirth and renewal), a sweet pudding made from wheat germ (symbolizing affluence), dried fruit (symbolizing love), garlic (symbolizing medicine), apples (symbolizing health and beauty), sumac berries (symbolizing the sunrise), and vinegar (symbolizing age and patience).

Ghalamzani is a traditional Persian metalworking technique in which intricate patterns or designs are etched or engraved into metal surfaces. A silver ghalamzani Haft Sin set would include silver items that have been decorated with ghalamzani patterns or designs. The set may include items such as bowls, plates, cups, or spoons that are used to hold or display the items included in the Haft Sin table setting. A silver ghalamzani Haft Sin set may be purchased at stores that specialize in Persian or Middle Eastern goods, or it may be handmade. It is often used as a decorative item or as a gift during the Persian New Year celebration.

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Weight10 kg
Dimensions20 × 20 × 20 cm

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