Kashmiri silverware is one of the ancient arts in Kashmir. The design on the object is known as ‘naqash’ which vary from simple to intricate. Ornamental picture-frames, Floral, stylized, geometric, leaf , calligraphic motifs, leaves of the Chinar or lotus are engraved or embossed . Craftsmen can often be seen in old city, engraving objects of household utility- bowls, frames ,plates ,samovars, flower vases, tea-sets, scent chests, toilet sets, ornamental picture-frames, cigarette-cases, tumblers and trays.

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