Monday, October 16, 2017

Thread Garden, Ooty

Thread Garden at Ooty is located by the side of North Lake Road, opposite the Boat House.  This beautiful garden is created by Anthony Josheph with the help of 50  skillful and proficient craftsman. This garden is a first of this type that is so colorful and lovely.

It exhibits some of the most magnificent and exquisite collection of artificial flowers and plants. 

To create this wonder one has not used a stitch of a needle or any other machinery. Stiff cardboards are used for flowers and petals, steel and copper wires are used for stem. Along with this they generously used variety of colorful threads to create these visual delights. 

More than 400 different shades and plain natural colored embroidery threads have been used to create artificially made flowers that remain fresh for a long long time.

It has wonderful display of flowers, plants and lawns fabricated entirely from thread, canvas and wire. They look very natural and fresh forever.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Rani Sipri's Tomb, Ahmedabad

Rani Sipri's Tomb is located in the old area of Ahmadabad within the same complex as Rani Sipri Mosque. It is one of the ancient monuments that has a combination of Indo-Islamic architecture.

Constructed some time in 16th century the tomb has a large dome in the central part surrounded by 4 small domes in the 4 corners. The tomb has screens made of stones have been carved beautifully.