Beauty on sale….

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Sometimes, the sheer beauty of the wares on sale at pavement stalls stops one in one’s tracks…amongst the plastic and the tawdry stuff, sometimes one comes across some jewels.

Block printing
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Those are woodcuts, meant to be used for either block-printing, or for making rangoli or mehendi…but except for the paisley patterns, each one is unique!

Each was five rupees…a pittance for such artistic work!

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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.