Kashmiri silverware is one of the
ancient arts in Kashmir ,The artwork known as ‘naqash’
determines the price of the object, as does the weight.
For years its being used by Kashmiri peoples. The main
production centers of silverware is Jammu and Srinagar.
Ornamental picture-frames, are in great demand
between the peoples of United States, European countries
Craftsmen can often be seen in old city, engraving
objects of household utility- bowls, frames ,plates
,samovars, flower vases, tea-sets, scent chests, toilet
sets, ornamental picture-frames, cigarette-cases,
tumblers and trays. Craftsmen of Kashmir maintained the
traditional work and the quality of products. Floral,
stylized, geometric, leaf , calligraphic motifs are
engraved or embossed and the
leaves of the Chinar or lotus are the trendy patterns.
Lilac flower designs is also very popular.