|Huge Inlaid Marble Piece|
While in Agra, we visited a marble factory, a place where they still practice the ancient art of marble inlay work. Today those inlaid marble items are tables, lamps, jewelry boxes, etc. Anything that can be made out of marble is available.
|Small Marble Boxes|
But it still takes hard work to carve the marble, cut the semi-precious stones, the mother of pearl and it still takes lots of patience and perseverance. Here are a few Pictures Carol took while I bought a small table.
|One Worker is Cutting Designs in the Marble|
Other Has Attached Small Stones to the Stick
to Grind Them Into the Right Shape
|Designs Have Been Cut Into the Marble|
|These Are the Stones That Will Be Cut To Fit|
|Here Is A Finished Table Top|
|Amazing Work - Tiny Pieces Cut By Hand|