Timeless traditions speak volumes

Antique Finish

Timeless traditions speak volumes

Furniture at the exhibition.

The Central Cottage Industries Emporium (CCIE) is holding an exhibition and sale of furniture from Jodhpur. Made from sheesham wood, also known as Indian rosewood, the versatile range of designs are excellent. With rich and compact texture, the high-quality handcrafted furniture is a blend of contemporary style and timeless traditional art.

The range on display includes many items, which can add colour and charm to the interior of a home, make unusual gifts  or used as stand alone multi-purpose pieces. Cleverly and artistically designed, many of the pieces are an exquisite fusion of wood and metal accessories.

Large and medium chests with metal fittings look rich and decorative besides being ideal for storage. Wooden buckets with painted designs can serve as planters or magazine stands. Original palanquins converted into interesting wine racks, ‘munim’s’ tables make for interesting desktop add-ons, storage cupboards that can easily convert into intriguing bar units. We have specially designed our products using traditional art forms and craftsmanship to suit modern tastes. Our team of skilled craftsman and designers are in the business of creating wooden furniture of high quality and durability on par with international standards to achieve total customer satisfaction.”

“We use Sheesham, which is a hardwood having properties similar to walnut and mahogany. The pieces are finished in various shades like teak, walnut, rosewood, antique, rustic and natural using wax or stains and lacquer to suit all tastes and budgets,” says S Mukherjee AGM of CCIE.

Many pieces have a special antique finish in various shades of colour and plating like nickel, bronze and copper.  oth decorative and functional, there is a wide range that can fit into almost any interior decor from armoires to television and bar cabinets, sideboards, bed side units, chairs, coffee tables, wine racks, small storage drawer units and  photo frames to name a few].

Many of the pieces have been tastefully embellished with a variety of paintings inspired by the Pichwai art form and by Mughal miniatures as well. The exhibition is on till the end of the month.

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