Material : Recycled handmade paper for cover, High quality 90Gsm paper for writing
Size : 8.25inc x 5.75 inc
Hardbound diary with Gond Painting orange deer motifs 144 pages with 3 gond painting inserts with information about the craft Sections of blank, ruled and checked pages About the Craft: Gond painting comes from a namesake tribe of Madhya Pradesh; Gond painting derives its name from the Dravidian expression Kond, which means “the green mountain”. The Gond tribes believe that everything in nature is inhabited by sacred spirits. Hence, they painted natural elements such as trees, animals, rivers and mountains as a sign of reverence and respect. In addition to nature, Gond paintings are inspired by Indian mythology, the daily tribal domestic scenes, abstract emotions and dreams. Gond paintings are known for their precision of outlines that are filled with dot and dashes, which make them look fluid and alive. Striking colors such as red, blue, white and yellow are used to impart vividness to the paintings.
Country of Origin - India
eki [lang. marathi, \EY-ki\]: odd / unique / oneness / unity beki [lang. marathi, \BEY-ki\]: even / common / duality / diversity True to our name, we achieve balance by bringing together things that have traditionally been perceived to be at odds with each other. Ekibeki also means oneness of interests, sentiments, pursuits among different groups or entities. Ekibeki is a social enterprise focused on identification of dying crafts and undertaking initiatives for their development and sustenance. We identify Indian crafts that are on the verge of extinction and revive them through design... Read More