Antique Burmese P...
Antique Burmese Puppet Head The Burmese artists created the puppet made of wood of which mobilize...View
Olivia Dar Shell and Gold Beaded Collar
French jeweler Olivia Dar made her presence felt on India’s fashion scene about a year ago. Her handcrafted bracelets, featuring rows of skulls or studs on a thin strap, were the antithesis of the bling normally preferred by Indian socialites.
After working on embroidery and accessories for French couture houses Christian Lacroix and Yves Saint Laurent, French designer Olivia Dar planted roots in India post a life-changing backpacking trip in the subcontinent. She lived in Dharamshala studying Tibetan culture and then Jaipur for gemmology and before settling in New Delhi to establish her a namesake label, launched in 2011, and directly inspired by Indian culture.
Yun-de is Lacquerware in Burmese, and the art is called Pan yun. The lacquer is the sap tapped fr...View