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Seedhead with Stem Positive & Negetive ,hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Seedhead with Stem Positive & Negetive ,hand carved Indian wood printing block; textile stamp; pottery stamp,

Regular price $23.00 USD
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Size : 6.50 cm X 5.50 cm

The Indian Wooden Printing Block known as "Seedhead with Stem" is a traditional artisanal tool used in the art of block printing. This wooden block features a design inspired by the seedhead of a plant, along with a stem.

Skilled artisans carefully handcraft the Seedhead with Stem block using high-quality hardwood, such as teak, rosewood, or sheesham. The wood is meticulously carved to create a raised surface that forms the intricate seedhead and stem design. The block is typically compact and ergonomically shaped, making it easy to hold and maneuver during the printing process.

The Seedhead with Stem block derives its name from its central motif, which represents the seedhead of a plant along with a detailed stem. The seedhead is depicted with delicate lines, textures, and shapes, resembling the natural form found in nature. The stem extends gracefully from the seedhead, adding to the overall elegance of the design.

Functionally, the wooden block serves as a stamp in the block printing process. Artisans dip the block in ink or dye and firmly press it onto fabric or paper, transferring the intricate seedhead and stem pattern onto the surface. The repeated impressions of the block create a visually captivating and uniform design.

The Seedhead with Stem block offers versatility and can be used to print on various materials, including cotton, silk, linen, and paper. It finds extensive application in creating textiles, garments, home decor items, and artistic prints. The intricate design allows for the creation of beautiful patterns and accents in the printed designs.

Beyond its functional use, the wooden block represents the craftsmanship and cultural heritage of Indian artisans. It reflects the connection between art, nature, and traditional techniques. The Seedhead with Stem block showcases the fusion of organic motifs and the meticulous artistry of block printing, providing a unique and timeless aesthetic to the world of textile and fabric design.

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