This piece was inspired by the idea of temporary palaces. Ancient Indian buildings used to be transformed with textiles- these tent structures altered the function of the space, creating areas of celebration, worshop, and provided shelter and shade for events. Tipu the Sultan of Mysore famously carried a highly decorative tent to war, providing a luxury space for royalty during a battle. Read more

Behind the piece

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A History of Hand Motifs in Jewellery 

 
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Photo Credit: Morgan Roberts, www.shotbymr.com