Hand crafted on glass bottle lamp. "Mongol" means prosperity and growth. In Bengal, Lord Laxmi is the presiding deity of wealth, prosperity and growth. So this model has been decorated using elements associated with the goddess. Alpona or traditional decorative patterns created on occasions has been used to decorate the body and lower end of the lamp. On the neck individual stems of grain has been drawn. The area also contains clay representation of an object the goddess regularly carries. Shade is made from gamcha, a common textile form in Bengal.
Hand painted on glass bottle lamp. Design is inspired by the chinar style of work of Kashmir. Chinar leaves and flowers adorns the entire body and has been depicted using a combination of liner and glass paint colours. To add a touch of traditionality, the bottle neck is wrapped with coconut rope. The shade is made from cotton and has the same chinar design near the edge.
Hand painted on glass bottle lamp. Vibrant and colourful Gond style of painting. Against a white background is hand painted a family of deer flanked by trees on both sides. The shade is also white in colour with trees hand painted all over in black.
Hand painted on glass bottle lamp. Glow is a simply designed lamp made from discarded rum bottle. The natural texture of the bottle is outlined and each cell is then diversely coloured. The bottle sits on a wooden base and can be removed for easy cleaning. When lighted, the lamp creates a colourful aura throughout the room besides adding to ambient lighting.
Hand painted on glass bottle lamp. "Lady at Window" captures the typical charm associated with North Kolkata. The body of the lamp consists of three windows, one in front and two on either side. Behind the window in front stands a lady catching a glimpse of the outside world. Her saree and ornaments represent affluence, which was common among North Kolkata residents.
Hand painted on glass bottle lamp. "Lotus Jewel" is a minimalist representation of the lotus flower in bloom. This model combines liner work and hand painting to depict intricate designs. The white shade on top, complements the black body of the bottle. The golden and white colour work on the lamp body stands out against the dark background and enhances the attractiveness of the full presentation.
Hand painted on glass bottle lamp. "Love" is an interpretation of the traditional feeling epitomized by the story of Radha and Krishna. Hand painted faces of both Radha and Krishna adorns the facade of this lamp, highlighting the central inspiration behind this work. The textured feel is rendered by handcrafting using egg shells as material. A black shade with bright golden floral designs sits atop the lamp, completing the rich and attractive look.
Handmade on glass bottle lamp. "Pisces" is meant for placement in the kids room. The models represents an aquarium with gold fishes and fighters. This model also blends handcrafting and hand painting, with the background being hand painted and the foreground fishes handcrafted from clay. The blue background is meant to depict water against which the vibrant coloured fishes, attracts attention. As fishes are constantly in motion in an aquarium, the models have been done in a way that denotes movement. Some plants and gravels, at the lower end, makes the scene complete.
Hand painted on glass bottle lamp. "Radha and Krishna" combines both handcrafting and hand painting. Work on the bottle is of hand painting while the tree is created through handcrafting. The scene is a poignant depiction of Radha and Krishna together in a serene setting.
Hand painted on glass bottle lamp. "Solitude of Bliss" shows a girl sitting underneath a tree. The girl in frontal nude has nothing around for company except the tree. The partial nudity of the tree and girl harmonizes in this composition. The girl is alone and thereby establishes a deep connect with inner her inner self.