Is it a nameplate? Is it Art?

Gone are the days when nameplates were nameplates. Now they're art. And we've got the best of it for you with this batch in wood.

Gone are the days when nameplates were nameplates. Now they’re art. And we’ve got the best of it for you with this batch in wood.

A nameplate has to draw attention, showcase your name, add to your welcomes, look like a piece of art, inspire conversation, create memories, stand the test of time, and give your home a smile. A tall order. 

That’s why it’s a good idea to settle for nothing less than the best when it comes to nameplates. It is an extension of your home. It is an investment. It will add to your home. And that’s the case for a great nameplate in rational terms.

Any which way you look at it, if you’re in a mood to browse remarkable name plates in wood from the finest makers, let’s get into it pronto. 



The Warlis (or Varlis) are an indigenous tribe living in the mountainous and coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Their graphic, earthy, and geometric fine art is appreciated far and wide across the globe. This handcrafted wooden name plate embellished with Warli Art forms presents you with an opportunity to make what the world loves a welcoming part of your home. 🍃

Warli welcomes.

Engraved Wooden Name Plate – Warli

This elegant wooden name-plate is the perfect accessory for apartment doors. Each name-plate comes with a pair of mirror screws so that it can be easily affixed outside your house – either on the door or besides the door. 🔶



Welcome to nameplates embellished with the fine art of Bidri. Bidri takes its name from the place where it originated, Bidar, Karnataka. It’s also known as Bidriware. It is a distinctive form of metal handicraft that was developed in the 14th century C.E. during the rule of the Bahamani Sultans. Engrave now brings this ancient and extraordinary art form to its contemporary and stylish range of durable steamed beech wood.

Take, for instance, the Abhiratah, an intriguing and compelling statement of bidriware on nameplates. 🌱

How intricate!




The term Sanjhi is derived from the Hindi word sandhya, the period of dusk with which the art form is typically associated. The art predominantly focuses on tales and motifs associated with Krishna-Leela. The Leela is a wooden name plate created by Engrave with the aim of celebrating and spreading this ancient Indian art form. The motif in this name plate illustrates an image from the eternal love story of Krishna and Radha. It’s loving, legendary, and delicate. We invite you to make it a part of your welcome. 🐦

Evening glory       

WHAT’S MORE: From artistic nameplates to a creative take on the wide world of unique gifts, we have a range of singular offerings that go beyond the conventional and into over 50 product categories, Put simply, Engrave has something for anyone who appreciates good taste, and ethical making practices. Welcome to the world of Engrave. Welcome to a handcrafted, personalised, and thoughtful world. Hi. 🎁

Avinash Subramaniam

Avinash has been an advertising writer, fiction writer, poetry writer, freelance writer and serial wronger. Other roles he has been in include those of an editor, brand builder, and teacher. His interests include advertising, scrabble, body building, chess, cinema, making money, reading, internet culture, cricket, photography. To hear him air his thoughts, follow him on Twitter @armchairexpert.


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