Collection: What is the Marbling Art (Ebru Art)

Marbling is the art of creating colourful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water a a then transforming pattern to paper. Ebru can be described as painting on water. Patterns are made by dispersing rich earth pigments with horse-hair and rosewood brushes upon the surface of a thickened liquid.a deep tray made of unknotted pinewood. It is often employed as writing surface for calligraphy, and especially book covers and endpapers in bookbinding and stationery. Part of its appeal is that each print is a unique monotype The finished design can be transferred to paper, fabric, leather, or ceramic. The result of this process is unique; no two patterns are ever exactly same. It is believed to be invented in the thirteenth century Turkistan. This decorative art then spread to China, India and Persia and European countries. Marble art is one of the oldest traditional Turkish arts but the ultimate origin of the technique is enigmatic. Its mysterious journey in history is due to the fact that the technique had been kept secret as it was once used as a security device for paper currency and important government documents. Ebru Art is a spiritual alchemist that turns your heart into pure gold! Its meditative properties have been a heaven on earth for many who seek internal peace, meaning and beauty in nature.