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Lokesh Soni

image Art Form:
Meenakari

image Home Address:
7/120, Gurjarpura, Helawali Galli, Nathdwara - 313301, Rajasthan

image Note:
"Meenakari or enameling is the fusion of a special powdered glass to metal and is done by the enamel workers of Rajasthan or the Meenakars. The Meenakar first draws a design, then engraves and enamels it. Meenakari is an art of painting various types of metals with vibrant colors, commonly with motifs of birds, flowers and leaves. The enamel can be opaque, transparent or translucent Rajasthani Meenakari is renowned for its intricate designs and its use of colours. Enamel work is done on both silver and gold ornaments Meenakari gold is primarily done in Jaipur. Silver Meena-kari is majorly done in Udaipur, Bikaner and Nathdwara whereas glass enameling is done in Pratap-garh."

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