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Hornet Bee, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Hornet Bee, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Regular price $20.00 USD
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Size : 7 x 4 cm

The Indian Wooden Printing Block known as the "Hornet Bee" is a remarkable and artistic tool used in block printing. This wooden block features a design inspired by the intricate and dynamic world of hornet bees, capturing their essence with intricate details.

Master artisans meticulously craft the Hornet Bee block using high-quality hardwood, such as teak, rosewood, or sheesham. The wood is skillfully carved to create a raised surface that brings to life the delicate features of a hornet bee. The block is designed to capture the essence of these fascinating creatures in a visually appealing and captivating manner.

The Hornet Bee block showcases its central motif, which highlights the distinct characteristics of hornet bees. The intricate lines and patterns depict their wings, body, and distinctive markings. This design captures the vibrancy and energy of these insects, evoking a sense of motion and vitality.

Functionally, the wooden block serves as a stamp in the block printing process. It is dipped in ink or dye and then gently pressed onto fabric or paper, transferring the detailed Hornet Bee design onto the surface. The repeated impressions of the block create a visually engaging and nature-inspired pattern that infuses a touch of the natural world and artistic expression into the printed design.

The Hornet Bee block is versatile and can be applied on various materials, including cotton, silk, linen, and paper. It finds application in creating textiles, garments, home décor items, and artistic prints with a wildlife and nature theme. The hornet bee motif imparts an air of fascination, ecological awareness, and visual richness to the printed designs, making it a popular choice among artisans and designers.

Beyond its functional value, the wooden block represents the craftsmanship and cultural reverence of Indian artisans. It signifies the connection between art and the natural world, celebrating the intricate beauty of insect life. The Hornet Bee block stands as an embodiment of the meticulous artistry behind block printing, offering a timeless and captivating aesthetic to the realm of textile and fabric design.

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