Accessorize with Silver

One of the precious metals used for making ornaments is Silver. Due to its chemical properties, this metal finds its use in various industries, one of them being the Jewelry industry. For many years silver has been used for making ornaments and utensils. Silver utensils were predominantly used by the royals in olden days. Even these days, silver ware is quite popular and used for special occasions.

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Toe Nail Art Designs

Toe nail art

Nail art is gaining popularity among women and they also go in for different styles such as konad nail art too.  Many women however restrict nail art to finger nails and generally toe nails are less cared for. Nail art designs when applied on toe nails make your feet look pampered and beautiful. Lets see how…

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Tattoo designs

Tattoos are designs or marks which are made on the skin using a special ineradicable ink. Tattoo designs have been in existence for more than 3 centuries. Tattoos are made by people primarily for decorative purposes and in some cases for skin marking.

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SILK – The Queen of textiles

Silk textiles are very popular and considered one of the richest fabrics. Silk fabric traces back its roots to the land of China where the emperors and empresses adorned themselves with this fabric which made it more of a luxury fabric. The cost of producing, dyeing and weaving the fabric makes silk textiles quite expensive.

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Oil Paintings

Oil painting is one of the oldest painting techniques which has been practiced by artists over centuries. Oil paints are made by mixing pigments as per requirement and then mixing with the suitable oils. In early days, oil paints which are now termed as earthy colors were formed to bring out the colors of the earth.

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Cross Stitch patterns

Cross stitch is a type of embroidery in which stitches are made in ‘+’ or ‘x’ shape. This is one of the oldest forms of embroidery designing and has since its inception gone through various changes and has given birth to various forms of cross stitching.

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Lanyard

Lanyard is a rope which is generally worn around one’s neck to carry an item to avoid losing it. Lanyards were originally used by naval officers and by the armed forces. It is quite common to see a traffic policeman or a security guard wearing a lanyard

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Kolams – Rice flour patterns

Kolams are drawings/patterns made on the floor. Kolams are considered auspicious, a symbol of prosperity and are drawn near the entrance of houses in India. This tradition is followed over the ages. Kolams are drawn with rice flour mixed with a powder called Kolam powder to make it convenient for drawing the kolams.

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Arabic Mehendi

Mehendi is the application of a paste of henna leaves on hands and feet. Mehendi is applied on through the use of cones filled with the paste. Beautiful intricate patterns are drawn during special occasions.

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