This post has been re-blogged from the wonderful site Treasure Trove of India, one of my favorite sites. The intricate and fascinating art work is beautiful, and I envy the patience and ability of the artists. Thanks WanderingSoul for this!
India, as I have shared earlier is a land of many surprises and mysterious.
Among the various treasures that it is home to, the arts and crafts on India hold many awe-inducing gems. These arts are many centuries old and have been passed on generation to generation. Infact, that’s the only way some of these techniques have been kept alive.
My recent visit to National Crafts Musuem, located in Delhi made me discover some of these arts. They are many more such arts and art forms which are not part of this post, and that’s because they are either are very well-known and commonly known or were not displayed prominently at the Musuem.
The intricate and delicate designs on paper are from making cuts using a scissors. The deft fingers of the artist I met maneuvered the paper expertly, making small, deliberate cuts. It takes him anywhere from a few hours…
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