Ethinic Furniture from India



The furniture traditions of India have been influenced by the raw material and regional variations. For example, ebony wood furniture was vogue in south India in the early 19th century. However, as the ebony wood became rare rosewood furniture began to be built.

The main features of the wooden furniture are its durability, elegance and design. Traditional Indian woodcarvers still use simple tools to create pieces of comfort and aesthetics.

Mention must be made of the Rajasthani and Gujarati woodcraft.that draw admirers from all parts of the world. Colourful painting and designs are used on the furniture namely in mall chairs and tables, bajots and chowkis, stools with string seats, boxes, cabinets, mirror/picture frames, doors and windows.
Ethnic Furniture in Rajasthan Shekhawati region Shekhawati region of Rajasthan is notable for its furniture made in sheesham (Dalbergia sissoo), mango (Mangifera indica), and babool or kikar (Acacia nilotica). To give a vintage look to the furniture distressing treatment is given to the furniture. Barmeri furniture

Barmeri furniture is known for its typical and very distinctive style. There is a huge range of domestic furniture like dining tables and chairs, sofa sets with centre tables, couches, cabinets, dressing tables, screens, bars, trolleys, and so on.


Ethnic Furniture in Gujarat

The most significant Gujarati furniture is the Sankheda variety. Sankheda furniture involves lot of hard work and artwork that lends that aesthetic appeal to the furniture. There is abundant use of colorful patterns in this genre.

Wood-crafted products include candle holders, decorative tableware, wooden fruit, nut and salad bowls, tray-cum-side table, dinner set, soup bowls, and containers for pickles.