Diwali or Deepavali is the Hindu festival of lights. Diwali is traditionally celebrated by lighting diyas and candles, praying to Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha, bursting crackers and meeting friends and family to exchange Diwali greetings and gifts. The quilling of the candle light holder, the bird shaped holder and the Ganesha were completed using newspaper/magazines. … Continue reading Happy Diwali
This month DT twist on the challenge theme is "Anything about India". Being a proud Indian, I have created two DT projects for the current month. Unity in diversity: Unity in diversity means oneness despite multiplicities. India is a classic example of this motto and has thrived over several decades with this phrase as its … Continue reading Anything about India
Hello folks, This month's theme in IQCG is "Rainbow Colours". The beauty of the rainbow in the sky, especially after the rain provides immense joy to everyone with its warmth of unity amongst the colours. The radiance from the colours Violet, Indigo, Blue, Green, Yellow, Orange and Red enhance the beauty of any artefact that we create. Here goes … Continue reading Rainbow colours
Jhumkas and silk sarees are traditional South Indian attire for weddings and grand occasions. The Jhumka is quilled into domes and attached using beads and danglers. The crystals and the flower shaped beads are chosen based on the color of the dress and user preference. These earrings are very lightweight and waterproof. I have put … Continue reading Quilled Fusion Earring (Jhumka)
I received an order for a necklace set with a double layered Jhumka comprising colour combinations of golden yellow and maroon. The dome shaped pendant is a challenging task in quilled jewellery due to the nature of the paper and its durability. It took me nearly 2 days to try out different combinations to make … Continue reading Traditional Jhumka jewellery set
One more dome shaped designer Jhumka for display. The variation from the earlier ones are that these earrings has a fusion of materials like multicoloured paper, crystal and metal to enhance the beauty of this earring.
In continuation to my post on Wings of creativity here comes my other creation with vibrant colours of yellow and blue. The flower is quilled with comb technique and is decorated using glitters and crystals. There is a fusion of metal, paper and crystals to add beauty to this piece.The jewelry can be created in many forms … Continue reading Beauty of flowers in quilling
As the subject goes, I enjoy and admire the way an ordinary paper can be turned into such a beautiful creation 🙂 When I started quilling, the first lesson I learnt was about making a loose coil and a tight coil. I mastered that and went past the other techniques not knowing what a beautiful artefact that … Continue reading The wings of creativity in quilling