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Tarkashi ki Kashish with Mohan Lal Sharma

Art | Tarkashi, City Special, Masterclass, Multi-Gen Art, Unexplored ₹4,130.00 Jaipur
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Language: Hindi / Rajasthani

Tarkashi (Metal Wires Inlayed on Wood) with Mohan Lal Sharma

What you’ll do

  • Book personalized Live Experience with Mohan Lal Sharma.
  • Curation of the session based on the questions asked to the customer.
  • See yourself through the eyes of an artist or simply observe the genius at work.
  • Understand the intricate details and techniques of Tarkashi.
  • Live demonstration of what goes into this elaborate process.
  • Learn different materials, techniques, and tools used in metal wire inlaying.
  • What are the different tools used for Tarkashi?
  • Demonstration of how to work with tools and dexterity
  • Artist also briefs you about from where you can procure the material and tools for the art form.
  • Maximum 2 people can book an experience. In case if you are more in number than you can drop an email to us on
  • Rajasthan Studio Team Member would be there to help you.

About the Artist

Mohan Lal Sharma learnt this craft from his brother and Guru Shri Gopal Lal Sharma when he was 14. Since then he has created a lot of work on Sheesham and another medium. Eventually, he started his own workshop and has trained many artisans since then.

He was awarded by Government of Rajasthan for 1985-86 National Merit Certificate and State Award in 1986-87.

Artist’s Inspiration

This is a delicate craft done on hardwoods. It includes many tools depending on the approach of inlaying you take. And that is the fun and challenge in Tarkashi.

Artist’s Awards

National Award – 2013
State Award – 1987
State Merit – 1986

Artist’s Studio

Mohan Lal Sharma’s studio is a wonderful place to explore the intricacies of wire inlaying. The workshop is artistic and elegant, with all kinds of Tarkashi artefacts. The location is easily accessible and close to places of interest. It is perfect for foreign and Indian travellers, artists, art enthusiasts, students, designers, etc.

About Tarkashi

Taar means wire. The technique of inlaying a fine flattened wire of brass/silver or gold in wood is called Tarkashi. The patterns are usually geometric and these hand-crafted boxes, decorations have adorned the everyday objects in the culture of Rajasthan for centuries to express royalty.

Group Size

Up to 2 people


Wooden base, wire and tools for inlaying, tea and refreshments


Reviews (3)

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Learning 5.0
Experience 5.0
Environment 5.0
Value for Money 5.0
  • Nastasha
    12/12/2019 at 4:33 pm

    I booked an experience with Rajasthan studio when I heard that they curate experiences with artists. And I booked the session with Mohan Lal Sharma, which was a great experience. I would definitely book another session sooner.

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  • Samiksha
    27/10/2019 at 5:42 pm

    Kind of detailing goes behind Taarkashi is mind blowing, Mohanlalji is a wizard.. I created a small little wooden box my self, will be keeping delicate jewelry in it 😀 Thanks for such a wonderful experience

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  • Sonalika
    18/10/2019 at 7:31 pm

    My friends and I are huge art enthusiasts. When we got to know about learning Taarkashi as an art form. We all were very excited. And our session was already great when we met Mohan Lal Sharma. He is an amazing artist. His works are more than amazing. And we enjoyed this session with Mohan Lal. Thank you, Rajasthan Studio, for making this possible.

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