Sandalwood and the Jangids: Carving a Place in History
Malji Arts- Since 1971
Meet the Jangid family – the woodcarving artists of Jaipur who specialise in sandalwood miniature carvings. Mahesh Jangid, and his sons, Rohit and Mohit Jangid, use the simplest tools like small iron sticks, knives, and chisels to carve with extreme precision on very small objects. For this family, it is a tradition that has been passed from one generation to another, and something that they deeply honour.
The Jangid Family's Master Creations
Sh. Malji Kalakar
Sh. Malchand Ji Kalakar was an artist par excellence who was self-taught in the art of miniature carving on sandalwood. He had once told his children that he had seen a dream where God asked him to do miniature carvings to earn a living. He lived up to the dream and soon sat down to work. People in the sleepy town of Churu disregarded his words as that of a maverick. Soon afterwards, when his exquisite carving was ready, it caught the attention of a local businessman. Such was the impact of his skill on the businessman that MALJI was told that whatever he made would be bought by him. In the 1950s, for the first piece that he sold to the Nahta family, he got a princely (in those days) sum of ₹20 for his effort.
YEARS OF HARD WORK FINALLY BROUGHT TO YOU!
Exclusive Range is the most expensive which takes months maybe years to make. All of these products are made by President Award Winner "The Jangid Family" from India.
A SELECTION OF SANDALWOOD CARVINGS
Scent of a heritage craftsmanship
Treasure trove of sandalwood carvings from a family that traces its craft to the Mughal era. The World’s Most Exquisite Woodcarvings Are Being Created by This Family in Rajasthan!
EXPLORE EXQUISITE INDIAN WOOD WORK
HAND MADE HINDU WOOD STATUES
The maximum number of family members to win national award
8 family members in a time span of 48 years. The four generations of Jangid family continuously won the National award from 1971 to 2016
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