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Gentle in disposition, fierce in battle and beloved in festivals, across time, India's elephants have been synonymous with the ceremonial pomp of royalty as well as symbols of strength, production and majesty. Elephants have inspired idioms and games and have captured our fancy as evident in ancient temple architecture as well as Mughal miniatures. in India's Elephants: A Cultural Legacy, Tripti Pandey explores our fascination with this impressive creature, ...
Rajasthan's rich culture has always captivated people from far and wide. In recent years several books have come on Rajasthan as well as on silver jewellery of India as a whole, but there were none exclusively on the living legacy of the traditional silver jewellery, as people sport it in Rajasthan. This book fills the void. With colourful pictures, it attempts to give a feel of the warmth and vibrancy of the desert state's vivid silver jewellery.