<![CDATA[Cultural Elements (Cultural Elements) - Special Discounts]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/rss/ce/@specials/0 Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:59:30 +0000 MageWorx SEO Suite (http://www.mageworx.com/) en_US http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Set of 3 Octagonal Boxes]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/set-of-3-octagonal-boxes.html

Traditional borders, this is a modern twist on age-old craft.
An attractive desk accessory made with traditional craftsmanship, this set of three octagonal decorative storage boxes comes in three attractive colors: Brown, Natural and Red.

A complex process involving the rare skill of the craftsmen, it also helps to sustain livelihood in small villages. Fair trade, handmade and eco-friendly. The use of Zari borders adds the cultural flavor that is often seen in traditional Indian clothing especially during weddings and other festivities.

Price:$78.00 Special Price:$42.00
Special Expires on: May 18, 2015

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<![CDATA[Raja Rani Hand-Painted Jewelry Box]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/raja-rani-hand-painted-jewelry-box.html

Designed like a classic chest, 6.5 inches wide, 3.5 inches high and 4.5 inches deep, the interior of the box has a rough black finish and can hold even the most delicate pieces of jewelry. The Raja Rani jewelry box is the ideal gift for a loved one or to store your own precious keepsakes.

Rajasthan, the beautiful desert state of India, has a rich tradition that includes stories of great royal romances. Mughal Emperor Akbar and Hindu Princess Jodha Bai's romance is legendary and has been the subject of many a painting down the centuries. It is the same aura that is conjured up on this hand-painted blue jewelry box.

Price:$42.00 Special Price:$18.00
Special Expires on: Apr 15, 2015

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<![CDATA[Hand Carved Colorful Wooden Photo Frame]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/hand-carved-colorful-wooden-photo-frame.html

This photo frame also called a Jharokha (the traditional Rajasthani style window) is hand carved and hand painted and is given an antique look. Overall dimension of 12 X18, this hand carved photo frame is a window to your perfect memory in 8 X10 inches. The image shown inside the frame is for reference only. Add your own photo to this wooden photo frame.

The State of Rajasthan in India is world renowned for its contribution to arts and crafts. Highly skilled artisans work with passion to create beautiful pieces ranging from stone art to textile craft and their work is in high demand all over the world. Rajasthan is renowned for an extensive range of exquisitely created craft items.

Price:$49.99 Special Price:$32.00
Special Expires on: Apr 15, 2015

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<![CDATA[Handpainted Red Gallery Stand]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/handpainted-red-gallery-pillar-stand.html

The perfect accessory for your living room or gallery, this beautiful red hand painted stand comes from Rajasthan, India. Painted in the regal style, this wooden red stand is 26.5 inches high and has a 12 inch square top. Painted on all 5 sides, it has room for storage.

The State of Rajasthan in India is world renowned for its contribution to arts and crafts. Highly skilled artisans work with passion to create beautiful pieces ranging from stone art to textile craft and their work is in high demand all over the world. Rajasthan is renowned for an extensive range of exquisitely created craft items.

Price:$240.00 Special Price:$88.00
Special Expires on: Feb 28, 2015

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<![CDATA[Indian Home Decor: Hand Painted Kundan Marble Vase]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/indian-home-decor-hand-painted-kundan-marble-vase.html

Gorgeous, stylized floral designs, delicately picked out with gold foil, and setting of precious stones are used to turn out stunning pieces in eye-catching combinations of red, green, yellow or deep blue. This hand-painted vase with its intricate craftsmanship is 9 inches high. All marble products are handmade. No two pieces are exactly the same. Minor color variations and imperfections contribute to the character of the art form.

Marble painting as an art form originated in Rajasthan during the sixteenth century. The Rajput kings and nobles of this state were dedicated patrons of arts and crafts. In Rajasthan there are around 4000 marble mines and since marble was readily available, it became the canvas for Rajput painters. Intricate images are drawn on stone and the brush of the painters seals it with eternal beauty.

Price:$78.00 Special Price:$48.00
Special Expires on: Jan 30, 2015

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<![CDATA[Longevity Symbol Bone Stretchy Bracelet]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/longevity-symbol-bone-stretchy-bracelet.html

Stretchy bone bracelets depicts the symbol of longevity. Handmade, organic variations may be present.

Price:$21.00 Special Price:$16.00
Special Expires on: Jun 30, 2016

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<![CDATA[Inspirational Wall Decor: Life isn’t about... Quote Wall Plaque, Made in USA]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/inspirational-wall-decor-life-isn-t-about-quote-wall-plaque-made-in-usa.html

Quote Reads: Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass... it’s about learning to dance in the rain.

Price:$28.00 Special Price:$18.00
Special Expires on: Jan 14, 2015

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<![CDATA[Traditional Wrought Iron Tea Light Holder]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/iridescent-cream-5-tea-light-holder.html

This wrought iron tealight holder adds serene character to any room or meidtation space. Iridescent cream color with slight golden hue. Handmade and painted in the traditional style from the royal state of Rajasthan, the embossing work adds fine detail and texture to this decorative item. Beautifully curved ends, ball feet and ring handles fuse the contemporary to the traditional. An elegant addition to any home.

Handmade, no two items are identical. Minor variations and imperfections contribute to the unique quality of each individual item.

Price:$48.00 Special Price:$36.00
Special Expires on: Dec 31, 2017

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<![CDATA[Honeycomb Tagua Tie Necklace, Periwinkle]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/honeycomb-tagua-tie-necklace-periwinkle.html

This jewelry is created from tagua seeds. The process begins with harvesting tagua nut seeds from the trunks of Ecuadorean Ivory Palms, which are left to dry in the sun for 3 to 5 months before being transformed into jewelry by fair trade artisans. It is an eco-friendly material that requires little energy to process, and its commercialization promotes forest growth. Tagua is the new “green ivory” - biodegradable, renewable and sustainable. The sale of this jewelry helps to support and empower the artisans who make them by providing sustainable employment and economic growth.

Hand made by artisans using natural materials. Naturally occurring imperfections, such as minor cracks, may be present, adding to the unique beauty of each piece. The natural properties and composition of Tagua defines the individuality of every piece of jewelry. The image above may show slight differences to the actual item in color and texture.

Price:$84.00 Special Price:$48.00
Special Expires on: Nov 14, 2014

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<![CDATA[Ceramic Fu Dogs (Chinese Lions), Ochre]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/ceramic-fu-dogs-chinese-lions-ochre.html

Chinese Guardian Lions are often called Fu Dogs in the west. Guardian lions are common decorative and symbolic elements at the entrances to public and personal structures, with one sitting on each side of the entrance. The male’s paw rests on a ball, protecting a family’s structure and wealth. The female watches over her cub, protecting the members of a household and the generations of the family. Made from volcanic stones in the Jogjakarta region of Indonesia.

Handcrafted: Minor imperfections and variations in color, shape and finish may be present, adding to the unique quality of each piece.

Price:$65.00 Special Price:$40.00
Special Expires on: Nov 30, 2014

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<![CDATA[Hand Carved Wood Three Shelf Corner]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/hand-carved-wood-three-shelf-corner.html

Made painstakingly by gifted craftsmen three shelves corner is 30 inches high and 20 inches wide and 14 inches deep. Wooden rods fit & tighten into carved grooves. The brass inlay on the shelves, intricate hand carving makes it a decorative and functional piece of furniture.

The specialty of their craft is etching intricate brass inlay work on to wood, which gives a charming period look to furniture. The technique used by Saharanpur artisans is a blend of ancient Indian, Mughal and Persian styles. Once a summer resort of the Mughals, today Saharanpur is a developed industrial town famous for its wooden artifacts and furniture.

Price:$132.00 Special Price:$72.00
Special Expires on: Oct 9, 2015

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<![CDATA[Set of 2 Wooden Candle Holders (India)]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/wooden-candle-stands-set-of-2.html

Light up your home with candles on these exquisitely crafted hand painted candle stands from Rajasthan! Made with exceptional skill, its fine finish and elegant design speak of expertise.

Rajasthan owes its development as a hub of art and culture to its royal lineage. For centuries the State has been home to great patrons of art and as a result the skill of the sculptors and artists has reached near perfection. In Rajasthan, it is the Barmar craftsmen from the heart of the desert who painstakingly carve wood and then paint it in bright and vibrant colors to give to the world, objects of rare beauty!

Handcrafted: Skillfully created by artisans. Slight variation may occur in color, size and design enhancing individual artistic character of each piece. Though our photography tends to very accurate, color discrepancies may occur due to the setting of your computer screen.

Price:$48.00 Special Price:$28.00
Special Expires on: Sep 12, 2014

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<![CDATA[Garnet Pendant Necklace, Made in USA]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/garnet-pendant-necklace-made-in-usa.html

Handmade in the United States. Each handcrafted item is made from natural materials. Slight variations in color, shape and size make each piece of jewelry a unique work of art.

Price:$36.00 Special Price:$18.00
Special Expires on: Aug 31, 2014

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<![CDATA[Turquoise and Natural Stone Multicolor Necklace]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/turquoise-and-natural-stone-multicolor-necklace.html

Beautiful turquoise and natural stone necklace. Each stone is polished and the natural colors contrast and complement one another. Stones are attached to a 3 strand brown waxed cotton cord.

Handmade: Skillfully created by artisans using natural materials. No two pieces are exactly alike. Variations in color, shape and size may be present.

Price:$42.00 Special Price:$24.00
Special Expires on: Aug 9, 2014

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<![CDATA[Hand Painted Decorative Mandala Tray]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/ethnic-decorative-tray-hand-painted-with-kundan-beads.html

This hand painted wooden tray captures the lovely essence of mandalas- the intricate sand paintings which are famously made and immediately destroyed by monks to represent the impermanence of all things in life. The appealing mandala design shown here is further embellished with traditional Kundan stone beads, reflecting the traditional beauty of Indian art. Angular edges with cutout handles, measures 15 x 12 x 2 inches.

Handmade in India: no two items are created alike and minor variation in size, color and finish will be apparent between each piece. Some imperfections such as missing beads may be apparent, adding to the artistic identity of each unique item.

Price:$72.00 Special Price:$36.00
Special Expires on: Aug 5, 2014

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<![CDATA[Peruvian Green Oval Lamp]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/peruvian-green-oval-lamp.html

This Peruvian oval lamp in green with etched center comes in earth tones and measures 24 inches in height. The lamp has one way socket and inline switch.

Fabiola Tahua is the designer of these lamps. Tahua means the number 4 in Quechua (ancient Peruvian language). She believes this links her to the 4 elements of nature, earth, water, air and fire. With these four elements united she is able to create her finished pieces. The clay being the earth, water provides the plasticity, the air to dry the pieces and at last the fire to cure and protect the work.

Price:$220.00 Special Price:$78.00
Special Expires on: Feb 3, 2015

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<![CDATA[Resin Wheel On a Stand]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/chinese-resin-wheel-on-a-stand.html

A resin reproduction of the wooden decorative wheel, this piece of art is made in China. With wood finish resin wheel on a stand, it measures 19 inches in diameter and 23 inches of overall height.

Price:$88.00 Special Price:$48.00
Special Expires on: Jan 28, 2015

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<![CDATA[Hand Carved Wood letter rack]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/hand-carved-wood-letter-rack.html

Organize your mail, stationery or magazines with this finely carved wooden rack designed and decorated by highly skilled craftsmen from Saharanpur. The beauty of the intricate floral pattern is enhanced with brass leaves and the three slots in the rack allow you to customize the placement of objects as per your requirements. The drawers at the base provide an added attraction with high utility. With a height of 12 inches, depth of 8 inches and width of 18 inches it can be easily placed in any of your rooms.

Once a summer resort of the Mughals, today Saharanpur is a developed industrial town famous for its wooden artifacts and furniture. Located just 120 kms from Delhi, it exports these items to many countries. Saharanpur's distinctive vine leaf pattern on Sheesham wood and floral or geometric carvings with inlay work are in great demand all over the world.

Price:$145.00 Special Price:$48.00
Special Expires on: Dec 11, 2015

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<![CDATA[Large Decorative Vase]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/large-decorative-vase.html

Unmistakably opulent, this large Terra-cotta vase is inspired by the romance of palaces and forts of Rajasthan.

Handcrafted: Skillfully created by artisans. Slight variation may occur in color, size and design enhancing individual artistic character of each piece.

Price:$420.00 Special Price:$145.00
Special Expires on: Mar 18, 2015

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<![CDATA[Indian Home Accent, Hand-Painted Red Decorative Tray]]> http://www.culturalelements.com/indian-home-accent-hand-painted-red-decorative-tray.html

In the princely state of Rajasthan, India, the rhythm of life is punctuated by the cultural festivals and small traditions. Regional calligraphy, embossed hand-painting and a royal color scheme of this decorative tray is a reflection of the opulent palaces and colorful bazaars of this region. Beautiful large wooden tray has sturdy frame with cutout handles.

Price:$128.00 Special Price:$62.00
Special Expires on: Jan 31, 2015

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