With so many different categories of India’s treasures, it is no wonder the scouts at Tampa Bay Salvage chooses to make India one of its stops. If you are one who loves the décor or antiques of the Indian culture, look no further.
From the Colonial sentiments to Hindu and traditional Islamic art, there is much to love about India’s extravagant antiques.
During the time when the maharajas ruled, many of the antiques sought were in production. Today, collectors value all types of Indian antiques. India’s treasures don’t only include architectural antiques, like we at Tampa bay Salvage collect. There are several other categories, including architectural salvage found in India.
Unique Jewelry created by talented artists leaves collectors in awe. These pieces are cast in platinum, gold, silver, copper, and iron. Their beauty is distinctively Indian from design to artistic flair.
The regional differences make Indian art a collector’s game. Folk art was added in as the immigrants came in, mixing the cultures. There are five main styles of Indian Art.
When searching for ancient India’s weapons, collectors seek swords such as the firangis, patas, kukris, and khandas. There are many unique and exquisite swords to be found within India’s treasures.
Regional difference paly a large part of the unique styles of metalwork from India. If you are looking for metalwork, you will want to keep an eye out for these:
Wood is still one of the most popular forms of artistic expression among India’s treasures. Stunning boxes made of Indian rosewood or sandalwood with adornments of various textiles like bone, silver, and valuable gems. These boxes would hold personal treasures inside of them.
Hand-carved wooden doors and arches are among some of the architectural finds Tampa Bay Salvage is more than happy to locate and bring back to the people of Tampa Bay. Customers have used these durable works of art for barn doors, replacement doors, headboards, and so much more. They will even weather the test of time in your very own zen garden.
For more than 20 years, Tampa Bay Salvage has been scouring the globe for those unique and antique finds perfect for your design sensibility. Along with our shopping savvy, we offer metal fabrication and furniture creation to make your vision for the found piece a reality.
Stop by and explore the showroom full of treasures from all over the world. From the antiques, the unique, the vintage, and the classic, we have a bit of it all.
We are proud to serve the Tampa Bay area, so come in and dream of the possibilities with us.
Or contact us to locate that perfect piece for your home.