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Marble sculpture (Small), "Taj Mahal"

byRaj Kumari and Raja Ram: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (18)
The magnificence of the Taj Mahal, the crown of palaces, inspires this white... more

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The magnificence of the Taj Mahal, the crown of palaces, inspires this white marble replica by Raj Kumari. He carves the sculpture with exquisite similitude, masterfully capturing the grandeur of this legendary mausoleum. It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in loving memory of his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal who died giving birth to their 14th child. In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Featuring golden painted iron motifs, this pristine white sculpture arrives in a wood box covered in red velvet.

  • 0.36 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • 9 cm H x 7.5 cm W x 7.5 cm D
  • 3.5" H x 3" W x 3" D
  • Box: 10.5 cm H x 9.5 cm W x 9.5 cm D
  • Box: 4.1" H x 3.7" W x 3.7" D

  • Marble with iron fixtures; MDF and velvet gift box
  • Natural stone -- color and variegation will vary
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Indiaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Total reviews

18

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09/28/2017

"A beautiful piece"

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This item arrived broken. I made contact with Novica and a immediate adjustment was made to my credit card. I was very pleased with how swiftly they corrected the problem. I will tell anyone they are out to definitely please the customer in every way possible. I will always do business with them.

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Taj Mahal, Marble sculpture (Small)

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07/31/2018

"Elegant!"

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Love the detail!

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Taj Mahal, Marble sculpture (Small)

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Verified Reviewer

09/02/2020

"Will Keep This Forever"

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Very well made, heavy, safe, treasured.

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Mughal Fragrance, Handcrafted Soapstone Candle and Incense Holder from India

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Verified Reviewer

03/29/2020

"Very NICE!!!"

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I have never been to India but I feel like I have a piece of it now. When I was in first grade, my teacher described going to the Taj Mahal and the stone inlay work. She didnt have any good pictures but her description has always intrigued me. This plate make me feel like I understand it now! Its wonderful what a teacher can do! Her description stayed with me for forty years, and finally I see! This makes me want to go to India. Thank you!

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From US

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07/20/2019

"Exquisite"

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This is a beautiful piece in my altar

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From Cypress, Texas

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01/15/2019

"Magnifisent!"

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The lady who received this gift was so happy and pleased to have a replica of a beautiful edifice of her native home land.

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Novica sales are instrumental to this family's survival, accounting for 50 percent of their monthly income. They are a dedicated family of artisans who continually struggle to make ends meet.

Raja Ram is from Agra, home to the Taj Mahal. Like many in Agra, he learned the art of marble carving and inlay at an early age. Years later when his children were grown, he taught this art to his wife, Raj Kumari. They love this centuries-old intricate Indian craft and hope that their children and grandchildren continue it.

Raja Ram has a daily struggle to manage his chronic diabetes. It has impacted his work and the income from his workshop is diminishing. He and his wife struggle to make ends meet.

Raj Kumari and Raja Ram has received 3 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $500 and the most recent for $400.

Raj and Raja's son is grown and educated but Raj and Raja now help with the educational expenses of their two grandchildren.

The income from their workshop provides for the entire family, which includes their son and two grandchildren.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

 
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