Bird Song

It’s time for the fourth sub-collection under ‘365 days’. Presenting today, “Bird Song”, an exclusive collection of dhokra beads necklace. Although, each piece is one of its kind, you can write to me at antimakhanna@gmail.com for customization. Now, you can also buy directly on my shop at ETSY through PayPal.

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Walnut Wood Carving

I travel to different places in search of its local craft. I was fortunate to witness the exquisite handmade carpets in making, and then one of the oldest manufacturers of Walnut Wood furniture and other products. Walnut wood carving is an ornamental craft process that is virtually unique to Kashmir due to the concentration of…

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Return of Mogra

It’s pretty hot in the city and I am back with our favorite ‘Mogra‘ to compliment this weather. This time with more colors and variations. I have some pair of earrings also for you. When I was thinking about shooting this collection, I wanted someone to wear them. And, from there the idea of shooting…

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Color splash

March has begun and so as the summer. Holi is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colors or the festival of sharing love. In the Braj region of India, where the Hindu deity Krishna grew up, the festival is celebrated for 16 days in commemoration of the divine love of Radha for Krishna.…

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Dhokra

Dhokra, A craft of ancient origin ; is the name given to the folk form of lost wax metal casting practiced in the tribal pockets of Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Chhattisgarh has a finely developed art of making lost wax cast ritualistic and utility objects. This art is famous as Dhokra.…

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December Morning

Delhi is enjoying its best weather right now. With new targets for the upcoming new year, I am leaving today on my long awaited holiday to Calcutta 🙂 Hence, I am leaving you with two of my beautiful earrings. SALE is on hold for the time being. The jewellery is travelling abroad for the feedback…

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Evening tea with Aarohi

With every turn I made towards my dream, I met some really inspiring people. Aarohi is one such person whom I met on the virtual world through a common friend. She is based in Bangalore. She is a big dog lover and a brilliant painter. It was sometime back, when I wrote to her for…

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Blue Pottery

The long festive break is over. Winter is all set to settle. I took a month long break from the virtual world. And now I am back with some interesting articles and work 🙂 My next set of Jewellery is ready. The very first look is coming out very soon with an interesting subject. Blue…

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Prayer Flags

A Prayer Flag is a colorful rectangular cloth, often found strung along mountain ridges and peaks high in the Himalayas. They are used to bless the surrounding countryside and for other purposes. Prayer flags are believed to have originated with Bon, which predated Buddhism in Tibet. In Bon, Shamanistic Bonpo used primary-colored plain flags in…

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Kaavad

Stories could be memories or mediation between the reality and aspirations that reflect what a society wishes to express about itself. Story is perhaps the oldest form of communication known to humankind. It has a way of mesmerizing the listeners into silence and the tellers into expressing the deepest desires and anxieties of their society, directly or through…

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