Of course, some of these woods are imported from India, which are used less now than in the past due to their high cost, and they change the color of the existing wood with the help of chemical dyes to preserve the variety of colors such as yellow, black, and red. Also, elephant bone and ivory are used less often, and the color of other bones (especially cow and horse) is changed to colors other than white (such as green) with the help of dye. And in metals, sometimes aluminum and copper are used

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 Finishing steps

The process of making Khatam is hard and long, and Khatam work has different stages. For example, in the stage of preparing regular geometric pieces, they first cut different types of wood and bones, which have different colors, with special tools thirty centimeters long and with diameters of one to two and a half millimeters (usually in the form of triangles). They also make these geometric shapes with metal wires

Then, these wooden, bone, and metal pieces are carefully, skillfully, and patiently, based on a predetermined design, and are glued together with glue hot glue or cold white glue) and tied tightly with thread. . This piece is called “blade” This work continues and is repeated by gluing the blades together until finally, after steps such as pressing, varnishing, and polishing, the desired design and shape is made, and it is used on dishes and objects, and inlay products are made

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inlaid work Iranian price of Isfahan

inlaid work Iranian price and backgammon products have a long history in Iran, and especially in Shiraz and Isfahan, there has been a lot of prosperity. During the Safavid era, this art reached its peak in Isfahan, which had good trade relations with other countries, as well as ordering and carrying out large-scale inlay works inside the country. Among the works of decorative inlay art during the Safavid era are: the shrine chests of Imam Musa Kazem (a), Imam Javad (a), Imam Hassan Askari (a) and Imam Hadi (a); The inlaid doors of the mausoleum of Sheikh Safiuddin Ardabili; The entrance door of Chaharbagh school in Isfahan, the door of Imamzadeh Shahreza in Qomsheh (Shaherza)

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Shiraz inlay

During the Zandiya era, inlay work flourished in Shiraz, and the inlay box of the shrines of Imam Ali (a.s.), Imam Hussain (a.s.) and Hazrat Abbas (a.s.) is one of the works of the Shiraz period. During this period, some Isfahani inlaid work Iranian price masters migrated to Shiraz. In the Qajar and Pahlavi periods and then the Islamic revolution, inlay work continued in the hands of the masters of the art

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 The entrance door of the shrine of Abdulazim Hosni (PBUH) and Imamzadeh Zayd Bazar in Tehran (in the Qajar era), the inlay work of the marble palace room and the hall of the Baharestan mansion (in the Pahlavi period), and the large inlay table designed by Ustad Farshchian, the flower table in Afifabad garden, Shiraz. And the inlaying of the interior of Imam Reza shrine in the post-revolution period is a great example of Iranian inlaying

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