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Mini Seed Head Cluster, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Mini Seed Head Cluster, hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Regular price $14.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $14.00 USD
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size : 5.5 x 4.5 cm
custom sizes also available as per customer request on custom orders

The Indian Wooden Printing Block, specifically the "Mini Seed Head Cluster," is a traditional artisanal tool used in the art of block printing. This wooden block features a cluster of small seed heads arranged in a compact pattern.

Skilled artisans craft the Mini Seed Head Cluster block with meticulous attention to detail. They use high-quality hardwood, such as teak, rosewood, or sheesham, and carve the wood to create a raised surface that forms the intricate seed head design. The block is typically small in size, making it easy to handle and maneuver during the printing process.

The Mini Seed Head Cluster block derives its name from the central motif of small seed heads. Each seed head is intricately depicted with fine lines and textures, resembling the delicate forms found in nature. The seed heads are arranged closely together, creating a cluster pattern that repeats across the surface of the block.

This wooden block serves as a stamp in the block printing process. It is dipped in ink or dye and pressed firmly onto fabric or paper, transferring the intricate seed head cluster pattern onto the surface. By repeating the impressions of the block, artisans can create a continuous and uniform design.

The Mini Seed Head Cluster block is versatile and suitable for printing on various materials, including cotton, silk, linen, and paper. It is commonly used to create beautiful textiles, garments, scarves, and other decorative items. The compact size and intricate pattern make it particularly suitable for adding delicate details and accents to designs.

Beyond its functional purpose, the wooden block represents the rich cultural heritage and craftsmanship of Indian artisans. It embodies the centuries-old tradition of block printing and the intricate artistry passed down through generations. The Mini Seed Head Cluster block showcases the fusion of natural motifs and the skillful execution of block printing, offering a unique and timeless aesthetic to the world of textile and fabrics

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