Tag: antique

Old Stool: Trash to Treasure

Every year thousands of beautiful old furniture, decor pieces such as vintage lamps and light fixtures and old pieces dating back to pre-Colonial or Colonial days are trashed in India. Ironically, there’s a whole industry devoted to creating similar pieces from scratch, and there’s a huge revival of using these pieces […]

Soumya and Satish’s Beautiful Abode in California

It’s a warm hello from Soumya and Satish, all the way from California today as they show us their beautiful and tastefully -decorated home, with treasures from India and paintings and knickknacks from around the world. With two growing boys – a preteen and a teen, Soumya says she prefers […]

The Indian Jewelry Project

Yesterday I spoke about Puja Bhargava’s exquisite jewelry brand Lai. Now, Lai is not the only thing Puja is involved with. She has initiated the Indian Jewellery Project (IJP), which she says, is essentially is an attempt to crowd source the visual history of Indian jewellery through personal archives of […]

‘A Bit of India’ in Michigan

  Gombe Habba – Mysore Dasara as theme Dasara marks the beginning of month long festivities. Festivals give us a chance to bring out the Indian artefacts that are stacked away in the attic. Rupa, a trained vocalist and an interior design enthusiast put up an impressive ‘Gombe Habba’(Doll Festival) […]

Advertorial Guest Post: The Colors of India

Today’s guest post is from Susi, a writer for Arcadian Lighting, a great resource for beautiful light fixtures. When we think of India we think of a riot of colors: bright saris, pastel buildings, flowers, and ceremonial painted cows. India does not hold back when it comes to color and […]