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Christmas and New Year at the Silk Road Gallery

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Christmas and New Year at the Silk Road Gallery

Winter warmers for Christmas at the Silk Road Gallery. Tibetan Blankets in vibrant colours and lovely soft Cashmere Scarves in natural tones. Both are a perfect winter present, lightweight, soft and warm.

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The Story of Jali Style Indian Carving

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The Story of Jali Style Indian Carving

Throughout northern India and Nepal you'll see variations on the idea of Jali carving. The term "Jali" comes from the Urdu word for "net" and the characteristic of Jali is that a solid surface has been carved to create empty spaces in the surface. Whether made from stone or wood this technique has been used on balconies and exterior walls to cut down the glare and heat of the sun and to allow air to ventilate the rooms and interior spaces. Air flowing through many small spaces cools more effectively than an open window. The shadows created by the Jali...

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