Large Lau Diya Oil Lamp Silver
Copper oil lamps have a long history in India. This beautiful large silver Lau Diya oil lamp is made of gilded copper and designed by the internationally acclaimed designer Ayush Kasliwal. It is hand-beaten with applied silver by traditional metal workers in Rajasthan India. Add a glow to your dining room or create a soft and exotic ambience in your garden."
A clear lacquer finish on the copper preserves luster. The artisans who make the oil lamps have worked in North India for centuries, producing fine objects for the Maharajas and other notables. The gilding creates a unique layered effect, not unlike that of a Japanese screen. In cases, the beating marks of the metal below are also visible. Subtle color variations are the hallmark of hand-gilding.Country of Origin:
Material: guilded copper.
Care: damp cloth/no harsh detergent
Finish: clear lacquer