This handcrafted Khatam wall clock is a made from wood and metals. It operates with an AA battery which is not included. It weighs 1.3 kg.
Diameter of the screen is 20 cm. The outer diameter is 33 cm.
The enamel painted (Minakari) screen of this clock is made from copper. The wide frame of this clock is decorated in two methods which is called Tazhib and Khatam.
The combination of golden colour used in Khatam beside the colours used in the clocks frame has added to the beauty of this clock. Latin numbers are the style used in Khatam clocks which is seen in this clock as well and in combination with a white background it has increased the legibility of the clocks black hands. Slimi and Traditional designs have been used to decorate this clock. The design devisions has been on number four basis so that the famous sun design is illustrated four times on the clocks frame, which indicates four main directions North, East, South and West and four main elements which are Soil, Water, Wind and Fire. The clocks motor has been chosen from a high quality one.The Khatam and the enamel painted parts of this clock is protected with a layer of polyester and a wet cloth would be enough to keep it clean. To maintain the beauty of this clock it is recommended to avoid scratches and impacts and keep it away from direct sunlight and high temperature. This product is made by Sepahan Khatam in Iran. Definitions: Khatam: Decorating wooden surfaces with small geometric pieces of metals , shell and woods.
Khatam is the art of decorating wooden surfaces with small geometric triangulars cut from different kind of woods, silver, brass, and shell in a highly elaborate process which is done by arduous and sophisticated artisans. The decorated wooden surfaces then are treated with Lac to make it water proof and to give it the smoothness. Today most craftsmen , instead of Lac use polyester which is a glassy and fireproof subtance as a khatam finishing touch. The item "LPUK Khatam Wall clock, Round clock collections series 1 Persian Handcrafted" is in sale since Friday, February 19, 2021.
This item is in the category "Home, Furniture & DIY\Clocks\Wall Clocks". The seller is "ghar-rahi" and is located in Birmingham. This item can be shipped worldwide.