Item Details

Item No. KH344

khatam karee means "hand-inlaid."  To inlay is to apply wood or other materials in geometric shapes to decorate the surface of various objects. The average is 250 pieces for every cubic centimeter of inlaid work.

The box features khatam inlay on the sides and around the top design.  The interior is fully lined with red felt.

The hand-painted lid features a floral pattern and an intricate design known as esleemee in Persian. There is no exact English translation; the closest word is mosaic.

This item would make an excellent gift for anyone who is fond of fine craftsmanship, folk arts, decorators or anyone looking for that extra touch of class for their home.

Dominant colors brown, gold, red and green accents.

Dimensions: 15.5 cm x 10 cm wide, 6 cm tall incl wood feet (approx. 6.25" x 4" x 2.25").