White Kutch bedspread from Barmer, a small town in the Rajasthan desert
Vibrant Silk Kantha Scarves - Upcycled, Reversible and Unique
Carved wooden Magar statues from Nepal
A low Indian wooden table with Rajasthani applique cloth and marble bowl
Subterranean Architecture - Photographs of the Stepwells of India
Pithora painting of tribal dancers from Gujarat
Kantha scarves are handstitched using both long and short strokes giving texture to the silk that you just want to reach out and touch.
We plan to make a short trek & visit some smaller monasteries & nunneries & drive out to Hanle, the site of a large ancient monastery & Indian's Astronomical Observatory.
Yesterday a customer & I used two bowls in the shop to create a powerful resonant sound for several minutes. My spine still tingles as I write this blog.
It's no surprise that peacocks feature in Indian art & furniture, especially in Rajasthan where their stately demeanour seems to echo that of the flamboyantly turbanned Rajput men.