Archive for November, 2010

Webs of Silver Strands

Lace crafted in precious metals, a mesh of shining diaphanous threads of silver and gold, an exquisite craft that is…
Jawaja Durries

Jawaja Durries

Probably the lesser known offspring of Artisans’ Alliance, Jawaja, the durries of Beawar, Rajasthan, are no less than the leather craft…
History Miniature paintings

History Miniature paintings

History and influence Paintings in India can be traced back to second century B.C. the pictures were done in varying…
Birds of a Feather…

Birds of a Feather…

Stone, too heavy; metal, too precious; terracotta, too brittle…. Is there something that can be sculpted like clay, yet doesn’t…
Jungle in the living room

Jungle in the living room

As a companion or pet, or a source of livelihood, or just a keepsake trophy, humans have had some kind…
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