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Royal Stone – Makrana Marble Carving in India

Friday, January 15, 2016

Pure white marble quarried from Makrana in Rajasthan is considered the finest in all of India and has come to characterize some of the most famous architectures, including the Taj Mahal. Marble carvers in Jaipur have refined and passed on their skills for hundreds of years in an ancient tradition known as Shilpa Shastra, carving magnificent sculptures of gods, spiritual leaders, functional objects and decorative furniture....

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“Cultural objects tell stories; and in each story a simple message is found—all cultures are the same, we just express ourselves differentlyGLEN JOFFE, OWNER