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.Read More »
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Stained Glass painting is a form of painting which could be done on things we see or use every day and could also be used to enhance the beauty of decorative items. This form of painting could be seen inRead More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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 lanyardRead More »
Jewelry has been popular among women for ages – over the decades jewelry which was once used for adornment of oneself has transformed itself into an icon of personal identity. With a piece of jewelry, one can make a fashionRead More »
Embroidery is an art which is made in cloth or such other materials using thread. This art has been pursued by many over centuries and in those times silk threads and yarn was prominently used for embroidery. The roots of this art trace back toRead More »
Nail art adds beauty to your hands. Nail art could be paintings of small designs and could also be stones and other three-dimensional figures stuck on the nail polish or nail paint which has already been applied on the nails.Read More »
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.Read More »
One of the glorious art forms that flourish till day is Tanjore painting (Thanjavur Oviyam). This type of painting originated in around 1600 AD in Thanjavur, a town in South India. The then rulers of Thanjavur, the Nayakas encouraged this art form and has since been regarded as a royal art.Read More »
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.Read More »
Sculptures are artworks which are made by carving out solid materials. Generally these could be stone,metal, wood or such hard substance. This art form is ancient and various temples and archaeological evidences suggest the primitiveness of this art form. The ancient sculptures were primarilyRead More »
Rangoli is a traditional art form which is cherished is India. Rangoli is kind of a drawing which is drawn on the floor using coloured powder. An attractive drawing is made at the front of the house and this is filled with colours. Rangoli is drawn toRead More »
The traditional south Indian temples were built centuries ago by the rulers of the territories. Each of these temples are dedicted to a particular God or Goddess and stand testimony to the architectural excellence of the sculptors of yesteryears.Read More »
Navrathri is one of the popular festivals of South India. During Navrathri, golu is displayed in houses. Golu is an exhibition of dolls – primarily of Gods and Goddesses arranged in ‘steps’ setup. Generally, these dolls are setup to depict mythology. Each day of golu has a significance, and is associated to a goddess. The three primaryRead More »