“Brightness of Sun and Calmness of Moon” - According to Indian mythology, "Surya" or "Aditya" in the Hindi language is the Hindu God of the Sun, and "Chandra" in the Hindi language is the Hindu God of the Moon.
Surya is considered the creator of the universe and the source of all life. He is the supreme soul who brings light and warmth to the world. Chandra is said to have emerged from the ocean of milk and represents brain and mind, emotions, sensitivity, softness, imagination, queen and mother.
This glorious chime combines the solar and lunar designs together to create a wonderful rustic chime. This will surely become a talking point when hung beautifully in your home, garden, verandah, balcony, deck or by a door.
This upcycled metal chime in circular design features a handcrafted rustic copper bell, vibrant assorted sari tassels, and a twisted sari hanging loop.
- Materials: Iron, Brass, Copper, Upcycled Indian Textiles (Sari)
- Fair Trade product
- Made in India
- Overall Length 23" otherwise 19"
- Width 8"
- Due to the upcycled nature of the sari material used in this product, expect variation in colours and patterns.
- Due to the nature of hand-made products, kindly expect slight imperfections. This is not a defect and items are non-refundable due to this reason.
- Keep this outdoors in a covered area, away from the harsh weather
About Indian Metal Craft, Upcycled Sari & Artisans
Indian Handicraft industry provides livelihood to many artisans. Amongst the wide range of handicrafts, metalwork is one of the popular crafts in India. Some popular techniques can be traced back 5,000 years to the ancient city of Mohenjo-Daro in the Indus Valley Civilization.
Artisans mainly use metals like brass, copper, bronze, iron, silver which are durable and lend themselves well to delicate designs and patterns.
The traditional methods of sand casting & lost wax (locally known as Dhokra) methods are mostly employed in this field. Techniques like engraved, carved, enamelled, etched or soldered with other metal pieces to create vividly designed beautiful metal objects.
Sari is a traditional Indian garment for women which has been worn for generations. Upcycled designs like this product resonate well with sustainability and resourcefulness within local communities while providing for a vibrant combination that is truly one of a kind.