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Crossing Allium Seedhead, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Crossing Allium Seedhead, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Regular price $16.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $16.00 USD
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size…. 6.5x4cm
custom sizes also available as per customer request on custom orders

The Indian Wooden Printing Block known as the "Crossing Allium Seedhead" is a traditional artisanal tool used in block printing. This wooden block features a captivating and intricate design inspired by the unique shape and pattern of crossing allium seedheads.

Skilled artisans meticulously handcraft the Crossing Allium Seedhead block using high-quality hardwood, such as teak, rosewood, or sheesham. The wood is skillfully carved to create a raised surface that forms the detailed features of the crossing allium seedheads, including their delicate stems, spherical shapes, and the intersection of their lines. The block is typically compact and easy to handle, allowing for precise and controlled printing.

The Crossing Allium Seedhead block derives its name from its central motif, which portrays the captivating arrangement of crossing seedheads. The design showcases the natural beauty and intricacy of the allium seedheads, capturing their organic and graceful form. The intersecting lines create a visually captivating pattern that adds depth and complexity to the design.

Functionally, the wooden block serves as a stamp in the block printing process. It is dipped in ink or dye and then pressed firmly onto fabric or paper, transferring the Crossing Allium Seedhead design onto the surface. The repeated impressions of the block create a visually captivating pattern that adds a touch of nature's elegance and artistic flair to the printed design.

The Crossing Allium Seedhead block is versatile and can be used on various materials, including cotton, silk, linen, and paper. It finds application in creating textiles, garments, home decor items, and artistic prints. The allium seedhead motif adds a sense of organic beauty and botanical charm to the printed designs, making it a popular choice among artisans and designers.

Beyond its functional use, the wooden block represents the craftsmanship and cultural heritage of Indian artisans. It symbolizes the connection between art, nature, and traditional techniques. The Crossing Allium Seedhead block stands as a testament to the fusion of organic motifs and the meticulous artistry of block printing, offering a unique and timeless aesthetic to the world of textile and fabric design.

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