Bringing Life to Your Home with Marble Painting

Bringing Life to Your Home with Marble Painting

Marble painting is thought to have originated from Italy, that made its way to India and was adapted into an indigenous art form. Creating a marble painting requires a lot of labor-intensive hours and dedication preparing the marble base by painting with neutral hues then sponging colors on it and engraving into the marble chunk. Thereafter, colors and lacquers are added wherein, mineral dyes and organic vegetable pigments are used for colors. 

Most royally housed traditional marble paintings contain gold and precious stones, enhancing the beauty and value of these paintings to a greater extent. Marble inlay work- ‘Pachchikari’ or ‘Parchinkari’ can be identified in the monuments of Agra, which spread during the era of Mughal Emperors like Akbar and Shah Jahan. 

These immaculately detailed paintings are finely carved on marble using a variety of bright colors combining both classic and modern design elements. These paintings feature a variety of patterns with an extensive use of gold in them. 

The themes may widely range from Indian musical instruments, jewelry, pots, statues, vases, royal settings, floral motifs, along with Gods such Lord Krishna and Radha. The sophisticated designs and detailed ornamentation in a miniature form depicting Indian scenes and subjects have been admired internationally for their ornate beauty. 

The beautiful marble paintings are exquisite pieces to be included in your home decor that will improve the overall allure of the interiors and exteriors. Bring home a marble painting to brighten up your home and bring a touch of royalty into your space. 

Select from a range of traditional or contemporary themed artistically crafted marble paintings available exclusively on Raga Arts website. You could also visit our stores and explore to your heart’s content. These classy paintings are sure to add a dimension to your living room and serve as a luxurious set piece that catches the eye and has a story to tell.