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by @rebekahcraggs #mytajmemory #IncredibleIndia #tajmahal #tbt to the Taj!! The artistry in Agra was absolutely stunning it was incredible to see all over India the great beauty that human hands can make. We shamelessly did a mini photo shoot at this wall which if you can believe it was just an ordinary normal wall there. Doesn't that just tell you something about how magical the Taj itself was?! #tajmahal #holiday #india #blackandwhite #art #agra #carving #inlay

#mytajmemory Hand carved marble inlays and bas relief flowers #beautiful #timelessbeauty by jcredland #IncredibleIndia #tajmahal

#mytajmemory Marble inlay of precious and semi precious stones in floral designs on the Taj Mahal requires a remarkable technique which is unique to a smala group families in Agra. #tajmahal #indiatravelgram #incredibleindia #igersindia #pietradura #whitemarble by jkpreetam #IncredibleIndia #tajmahal

#mytajmemory Did you know that all the flowers and scripting you see on Taj Mahal are actually colored stones inlayed on white marble? The flowers/scripting are glued to the substrate layer and assembled so precisely that the contact between each section is practically invisible. Even the grills are carved from marbles. This tradition of stone carving and inlaying still continues in some parts of North-East India. . . . #collectivesociety #highsnobiety #mobilemag #aov #world_shotz…

#mytajmemory Amazing stone inlay work and flower carvings in the walls of Taj Mahal! Love it! Live life like a Mughal Emprorer! #oldarchitecture #tajmahal #agra #india #indiantravels by priyavirdee #IncredibleIndia #tajmahal

Sir Joshua Reynolds P.R.A. 1723-1792 PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AGED SEVENTEEN, self-portrait, executed in circa 1740, the earliest recorded self-portrait of the artist, black and white chalk and stump, on buff laid paper, held in a British ebonized, moulded pearwood frame with a carved and gilded inlay, 18th Century 415 by 260 mm

#mytajmemory #tajmahal #massive #giant #frontdoor #calligraphy #carved #precious #stone #inlay #marble #ivory #fountains #garden #majestic #regal #high #dome #imperial #mughal #architecture #art #design #india #rich #history #crownpalace #detail #city #agra #travel by umeshvashisht #IncredibleIndia #tajmahal

#mytajmemory on the lower walls of the tomb are white marble dados sculpted with realistic bas relief depictions of flowers and vines. the marble has been polished to emphasise the exquisite detailing of the carvings. the dado frames and archway spandrels have been decorated with pietra dura inlays of highly stylised almost geometric vines flowers and fruits. the inlay stones are of yellow marble jasper and jade polished and levelled to the surface of the…

#mytajmemory The details are carved into marble. The colourful bits are tiny pieces of semi-precious stone carved into shape and inlayed into the marble. The black stripes are ornyx. #tagmahal #india by bhavmaharaj #IncredibleIndia #tajmahal

#mytajmemory Detail of the carved walls and the inlays. Those are all semi precious stones: tigers eye turquoise lapis lazuli blood stone jade onyx mother of pearl... by robert.krumm #IncredibleIndia #tajmahal