Meeting William the Silent- The Hague Series
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Meeting William the Silent- The Hague Series

Three months ago I moved to the Netherlands, having spent one year moving back and forth from India to The Netherlands, till I could pass my Dutch integration test, to get a long term visa,. Having given an integration test and got 94/100 in the history section, I knew more history dates than my Dutch … Continue reading

Metal Craft of Dhokra – India
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Metal Craft of Dhokra – India

Dhokra tortoises[/caption] Looking into craft shops in India, I was fascinated by this metal craft style, and found a well documented blog on Indian crafts ‘Craftcanvas’ http://www.craftcanvas.com/blog/crafts-of-orissa-dhokra-in-dhenkanal Hope you enjoy the this link too The metal work uses wax casts to get the required shapes (black forms are the wax moulds) Images courtesy craftcanvas Continue reading