Naga Antique Tribe Tray NC-00214
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Naga Antique Authenticity ID: NC-00214
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Uniqwa Antique Naga Collection: A Rare & Exquisite Collectors' Piece
Discover the captivating Uniqwa Naga Antique Collection, a treasure salvaged from the enchanting Nagaland region in northeastern India. Nestled amidst the majestic Naga hills, rising gracefully from the Brahmaputra Valley, these extraordinary pieces hold a unique allure.
Hand-picked by Uniqwa's Head Designer, Charl van Heerden, these solid timber Naga Serving Trays hold significant cultural and historical value among the Naga people and have a fascinating history that dates back centuries.
Serving trays have a rich history in the culinary traditions of the Naga people. These functional items are handcrafted using solid timber and play essential roles in food preparation and communal feasts. Adorned with intricate carvings and symbolic motifs, they reflect the cultural identity and artistic styles of specific Naga tribes.
Food holds immense cultural significance in Naga society, and serving boards are integral to meal preparation and serving. Passed down through generations, these items become heirlooms that connect people to their heritage and ancestral roots. The craftsmanship and symbolism infused in them represent Naga culture, beliefs, and local mythology.
In recent years, the Naga tribe serving boards have gained recognition as unique and beautiful pieces. They are appreciated for their traditional craftsmanship and have found a place in home decor, exhibitions, and artisanal markets. By preserving and promoting these items, Naga's artistic traditions and cultural heritage are upheld while showcasing the importance of food and communal gatherings in Naga culture.
Width 145cm | Depth 55cm | Height 15cm
Authentication no: NC-00214
Immerse yourself in the authenticity of the Uniqwa Naga Antique Collection with a carefully curated selection of Naga Antique Tribe Trays available. Each piece is a unique, one-of-a-kind creation and is accompanied by an authenticity certificate confirming its status as an original antique.
Each Naga Antique Tribe Tray is a testament to the artisans' skill, meticulously hand-carved from a single piece of timber, showing intricate chiselling, which adds an extra layer of detail and beauty to the craftsmanship.
Every Uniqwa piece has a story…
Our collections are mostly individually hand-made pieces. As most of our products are made from natural materials, texture, colour, and pattern may vary from piece to piece. Reclaimed timbers, naturally weathered materials and off-cuts otherwise discarded are frequently part of Uniqwa design features.
Natural splitting, cracking, and loss of natural oils may occur and form part of the characteristics and beauty of Uniqwa products. These are not viewed as imperfections or faults but as part of timber's natural life and beauty.
We believe the result of using natural materials and hand-crafted elements is a testament to the unique qualities found in materials originating from nature.
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