This lamp shade, an applique work from Pipli town in Odisha, India uses the basic traditional colours in the art from which has passed on from generations -- black, white, yellow, and red. The applique work, originally, a temple art, is made using coloured cloth which is cut and folded in different shapes like leaves, flowers, animals and other motifs and stitched in the piece of cloth. This lamp shade is among the most popular products of Pipli. Other artistic delights include banners, canopies, umbrellas, animal puppets, wall hangings, covers for shrines, parasols, bags, pouches, and cushion covers.
Note: These lamp shades can be made in numbers over a specific time frame.
|Dimension||1.2ft x 7" inches|
Lord Buddha is considered as an apt representation of the beauty in generosity, the importance of simplicity and equality, and most importantly, the serene bliss in renunciation. Buddha taught the world several forms of meditation, each designed to help his followers overcome a particular problem or achieve a more evolved, higher psychological and mental state. This exquisite sandstone sculpture captures Buddha in the Abhaya Mudra, representing protection, fearlessness and the dispelling of fears. Sculpted with pure elegance, the larger Buddha is depicted with his eyes closed, lost in thought, while the soft carving perfectly captures the bliss and serenity of a great mind at one with the universe. The exquisitely carved base also pays tribute to tales from the Buddha's teachings, thus, allowing the true art connoisseur to welcome all the teachings of the Buddha in one, magnificent master-piece. Hardy and durable, this beautiful sandstone sculpture is designed to spread peace, harmony and protection throughout the home and makes a perfect addition to your living room or entry way decor.
In all its grandeur, this can be custom made. That is, hand crafted exclusively for you, either in stone or wood and in a size of your choice to suit your needs.
The word Kama, as per Hindu texts directly translates to desire.However, it can be taken to represent varied meaning including desire, passion, longing, love, togetherness etc, and in contemporary contexts, it is more symbolic of sexuality and sexual desire.
This artistically, handcrafted sandstone sculpture depicts Kamadeva as a young, good looking man, with his consort Rathi, the goddess of passion, love and lust. The sculpture symbolizes the relationship between love and lust, as Kama and Rathi together work his love bow, made of sugarcane and honeybees. The intricate craftsmanship and attention to detail is visible in the tautness of the bowstring, the arched back of the two divine beings and the adroit craftsmanship of the arrow of love, representing the five senses. This exquisite sandstone sculpture is durable and makes a perfect addition to your entry or living room decor.
|Dimension||38 x 25 x 13 inches
CustomizeŒæoption is available
|Medium||Stone or Wood|
The love story of Radha and Krishna is an oft-repeated and much loved part of the Hindu mythos. The story of two people, transcending time, space and other distinctions, their love is considered the blissful form of divine regality. Radha is acknowledged as the Supreme Goddess for the sway she has over Krishna, while Krishna is known as the Supreme being in the universe. This adroitly carved statue depicts the love and celebrates the union of two souls united in the consciousness of their devotees across the world. .