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Jute Emporium – Alwarpet

Been to the Jute Emporium on TTK Road, Alwarpet. It isĀ  a well stocked store with all kinds of items in Jute. The bags are eye-catchy & functional. Heart the Jute Jewellery ). very cute pieces. There are some really … Continue reading

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Tantalizing Thanjavur Plates

Among the Tamilnadu native artifacts, Tanjavur Plates hold a unique place. The plates were commissioned by the Maratha ruler of Thanjavur – Raja Serfoji II, in the early 19th century specifically to be an object to glorify his rule!. Thanjavur … Continue reading

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Antique Brass Decor

Recently, caught hold of an antique brass-pooja vessel. It is called the Panchapaatiram – Uthirini. The specialty of brass is that, you can use it as a decorative piece both in the rustic & polished flavors. The brass container can … Continue reading

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DakshinaChitra – Treasure Trove in ECR

In their own words “DakshinaChitra is a center for the living traditions of art, folk performing arts, craft and architecture of India with an emphasis on the traditions of South India.” It’s a definite don’t miss, if you are visiting … Continue reading

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Urli – Welcome Home

Want a ‘welcome’ decor? Look no further. Nothing beats a flower-decked Urli. An Urli is a traditional cooking utensil down south of India. But now, it is used more as a piece of art! Pour some water into the Urli … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

A thing of Beauty is Joy forever! – John Keats… Looking to spot the ‘hibiscus’ at concrete floors & share the joy

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