Shazar Stone Crafts of Banda Uttar Pradesh


Shazar is crafted only at Banda in India. it is crafted in a very old traditional fashion with a wooden bow and a thin steel wire called 'Kaman'. Stones are mounted over a wooden stand called 'Khunta' and sliced by this bow with the help of silicon carbide powder in 2 to 4 mm thickness. These stones slices are then designed , trimmed, shaped and polished with utmost care and precision as the depositions are in micron thickness only. An ordinary looking pebble when cleaned and crafted by skilled artists becomes beautiful 'Shazar Stone'

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