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Antique Decor Utensil from Tamilnadu

The obsession with antique utensils continue… Managed to get hold of my GrandMa’s every-day-use – Paruppu Sombu. In the days of fire-wood stove, Paruppu Sombu was the utensil which was used to cook the dal (paruppu). It could withstand heat … 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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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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