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Yurt Crown Decoration

The art of the yurt crown and traditional design 

 

 
Yurt art as found on some of our amazing crowns is a specialism unique to our workshop. From time to time we are asked to paint and decorate the central crown of our yurts. We have done this for many people over the years. For some examples - Painted Crown Gallery
 
We are very lucky to have the services of a time served sign writer, wagon painter, and all-around artist. 

Each crown is beautifully prepared and painted over a 10 day period. 

This traditionally painted crown is first given two coats of the base red, a traditional Mongol colour, in a matte finish. 
Decorating a yurt crown
Next Andrew stencil the design. This particular design is derived from a sourcebook of 100s of original Mongol designs that came directly from Mongolia. It is popular with our customers.
Stenciling a yurt crown
 
Andrew applies the colour and builds up the pattern bit by bit until each colour has had three coats.
Painting a crown with traditional patterns 
 The result of all these hours of work is a beautiful piece of artwork. 
 


How to Find Out More


Rob wants to hear from you There are lots of questions when you are buying a yurt. The process of looking and thinking is both exciting and challenging.

We hope our website goes some way to helping making your information gathering simpler and enjoyable.

Those that know me will tell you I like to talk about what I love. So if it helps please feel free to call me. However, I am often not available to take calls so if there is no answer then email me with some good times to call you back.

Whatever questions you have, feel free to call me or email and I will only be too glad to help you out.

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Nick, Scotland, 2006:

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