NOVICA Hand Beaded Multi-Color Christmas Holiday Ornaments, Mughal Peacocks' (Set of 5), Handmade in India

NOVICA, in association with National Geographic, works together with talented artisan designers around the world to produce stunning, keepsake treasures. Our mantra is to spread global happiness, so rest assured - we’ll do everything we possibly can to ensure you’re a happy customer. About this item: Royal peacocks bring Indian elegance to the holiday season in a set of five ornaments by Dinesh. Each cotton ornament has a velvet back and is decorated with lavish zar in a set of five ornaments by Dinesh. Each cotton ornament has a velvet back and is decorated with lavish zardozi embroidery and glistening accents, much favored by Mughal royals. Set includes five ornaments that arrive in a golden organza pouch. - Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly About our Artist: I have always been fascinated by our country's rich cultural diversity. And the beautiful craft work of different states brought me closer to my dream, which is to promote the craftwork of India. I was born in the city of joy – Calcutta – now known as Kolkata. My family soon shifted to New Delhi where I did my schooling and college. I grew up in a family where culture and tradition were of great importance. My family has been involved in social activities for a long time now. We have also been involved in charitable works for the aged, for underprivileged children, and medical institutions assisting the poor. All my life I was taught to have a sense of generosity toward the less fortunate and to offer a helping hand to needy. Apart from my active involvement in these activities, I was very keen on art and culture. Each state in India has a unique beauty and this is very much depicted in their handicrafts. My interest in India's crafts led me to earn a diploma in export management. With this in hand, I began coordinating sales for several artisans from different parts of the country. During this time, I noticed a lot of artisans who were such experts in their fields but who had not been able to market their products because they … read more