This exquisite and delicate Vintage brass vermillion or kohl holder stands at 22 cm in length with a round mirror, sindoor or vermilion holder cup and the intricately carved cover with Indian Motifs.
Handcrafted by artisans in Uttar Pradesh, India, such ornate and traditional containers / holders were used for keeping colourful herbal powders such as makeup, eyeliner, sindhoor ( The red "vermilion" worn by married Indian women between the parting of their hair just above the forehead ).
The container is crafted in solid brass with a small bird on the handle with 2 hooks and finely detailed Indian motifs . The holder has 3 parts where each part when opened by sliding them, displays a small round mirror, the inbuilt cup for keeping the vermillion and the cover.
A great conversation starter, this exclusive piece is a collectors item.
Length: 22 cm.
Weight: 750 gms
Cleaning instructions: To maintain the antique finish of this item, please use a dry cloth. Do not use bleach or any cleaning liquids or powders.