Making complex processes look emphatically simple has been a hallmark of traditional hand-made art forms. Creating stunning work of art in the absence of modern technology can surely awe. But for centuries artisans have lent expression to many such art forms. Golden Grass made art forms remain as unique and rare as any other.
This type of grass mostly grows in swampy areas and as these dry, turns golden in color, hence the epithet "Golden Grass". Being sturdy and flexible, these lend different shapes. For generations artisans have been creating colorful items using golden grass for decorative and regular usage in the state of Odisha. Women artisans are the ones who have made sure that this centuries old art form doesn't get lost in the course of time. Different types of boxes, table mats, coasters, trays, hats remain the most popular items and depending upon the intricacy of the work, products can take up to a month to finish.
Note: In all its detail this can be custom made and hand crafted exclusively in a size of your choice to suit your exclusive needs.
|6 x 2.9 inches [Customizable]
One of the hallmarks of tribal art, this traditional lost-wax casting technique originated over 4,000 years ago and remains in great demand with art lovers across the globe. Famed for its simplicity, enchanting motifs and forceful forms, Dhokra artefacts adorn the houses of true art connoisseurs across the world. The exquisite brasswork creation is characterized by its intricate craftsmanship and attention to minute details. The master craftsman captures every detail, every curve of the lady as she carries her vegteables from the fields to her home. This beautiful artifact creates a masterpiece out of a daily chore and showcases the artistic talent and artistic vision of the master craftsman.
Note: These statues can be made in numbers over a specific time frame.
The love story of Krishna and Radha is an oft-told tale in Hindu mythology. It represents divine regality, an ocean of unlimited bliss.
This Pattachitra painting is created with a mix of chalk and gum over a dried palm leaf, (known as a Patta) and artistically depicts the divine bonding of Radha and Krishna in Gokul.
This exquisite 34” x 64” painting, created on Tussar Silk adds a touch of vibrancy and mythology to your home and can be proudly displayed in your living room, den or study.
A representation of tribal lifestyle, culture, rituals and daily chores in the state of Odisha. Unlike their urban counter parts, the tribal continue to live in seclusion and in the serenity of the Mother Nature (Avagraha in Sanskrit).
Religion forms an integral part of the lives of the tribal people in Orissa. Some of the widely practiced religions are animalism, animism, nature-worship, anthropomorphism, ancestral worship and shamanism. The tribal communities engage in the celebration of various festivals like birth ceremony, marriage, harvesting, sowing, tribal songs and dancing.
Pattachitra painters, who make paintings over a piece of cloth known as Patta or a dried palm leaf, specialize in this unique art-form since generations. Raghurajpur a heritage crafts village in Puri district, Odisha is famous for this ancient craft-works which at least date back to 5 BC. A mixture of chalk and gum is used in unique proportion to create this beautiful piece.