By Abhijit Phadke
The beautiful hand-carved Sheesham chairs shown below, were on display at the Navi Mumbai Arts Festival 2013 held at Urban Haat in CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai from 24th to 28th Jan-2013.
I did not probe for the cost of these chairs, however noticed that the prices were comparable with the rates of solid teak wood furniture that we see elsewhere in the furniture shops.
Sheesham wood equates to Indian Rose wood, and its a reputed timber that is used in the making of solid wood furniture for the Indian as well as overseas markets.And the ones above are all hand-carved masterpieces. Move aside plywood, MDF and particle boards.
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