Mother of pearl also known as Nacre is a composite material produced by some mollusks as an inner shell layer. It is strong & resilient. It is often used to make unique pieces of furniture & jewelry among others. Mother of pearl is generally brittle by nature and preparing tools are important to ensure a high quality finished product. It is in the Rajasthan state of Indian where third and fourth generation master craftsmen work with their unique natural material. Udaipur in the state of Rajasthan is very famous for this art as the skilled craftsmen with their knowledge and experience work hard to make this beautiful material. Anjaneya Artefacts is engaged in manufacturing and supplying the best quality Mother of Pearl inlay Furniture in India.
To begin the process of making Mother of Pearl inlay, first, a hole is drilled in the shell and designed it cut then each piece is hand-sanded against a large grinder that will eliminate the rough edges. Secondly, the pearl design is carefully arranged onto the surface of the wood to be inlaid. In this water-based glue is used to temporarily secure the pieces. Then the design is inlaid on the mother of pearl and sawdust is used as a filler to remove all the cavities created by pearl irregularities. Then in the final process, the Mother of Pearl is used to fill and etched to make the design come to life. No matter what color, shape or type you end up using, when it comes to mother of pearl you have endless possibilities. It is also very lightweight so it works well with anything from necklaces to furniture and more.