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Art from dawn to dusk

A mesmerising collection of arts, crafts and artefacts from different parts of the country arrests people's attention at The Society Collection in Delhi.



Jaya Jaitley having a look at the Society Collection in New Delhi.

ALLURING FANTASIES, Sankava, Dawn to Dusk, Silver Point. Want to have a glimpse of these artistic squares? Just move down to the Asiad Village near Siri Fort. The Capital is witnessing The Society Collection, India's foremost exhibition of arts, crafts and artefacts. After Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad, The Society Collection is now in Delhi.

The Society Collection has become a landmark event in Mumbai, avidly patronized by connoisseurs, interior designers, homemakers and people who trust its stamp of good taste and quality. The organisers of The Society Collection sift through hundreds of applications from all over the country to select the 100 final entries that stand testimony to their commitment to promote creative expression in India.

The product range includes ethnic and Indo-Western design wear, traditional to contemporary jewellery, Bastar tribal handicrafts, pottery, ganeshas, paintings, linen, murals, floral arrangements, hand-crafted leather, hand-embroidered and woven saris, stained glass, ceramic ware, photo frames and carvings, curios, crystal, furniture, marble artefacts, sculpture, hand made stationary, jute, candles, kidswear, carpets, hair accessories, gift boxes, wrought iron and much more.

The highlight is a vibrant collection of exclusive handpicked crafts by artists and craftsmen from different parts of the country like Bastar, Jaipur, Lucknow, Agra, Dahod, Kutch, Muzaffarnagar, Bhillai, Kalpi and Pondicherry, etc. Though originally

The Society Collection was envisaged as a publicity for the Society magazine any profits above actual cost is given to charity.

As a catalyst for Indian creativity, both traditional and Avant-garde, the collection fulfils a unique niche today.

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