Elephants have captured imaginations the world over, revered in religious traditions and mythologies, symbolizing strength and wisdom. In Hindu iconography, the elephant represents divine knowledge and royal power, and elephants support and guard the earth at the compass points of the cardinal...Read more »
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For thousands of years, the Tuscany region of Italy has been famous for leather production, and Italian leather has become synonymous with quality, fashion, and good taste. In 1940 a Sicilian migrant to the tiny Tuscan municipality of Bientina founded a studio specializing in belts made from...Read more »
Amid a bustling economic and artistic landscape in Jaipur, India, the process of woodblock printing artisan linens still reigns as an integral art form nearly three centuries since it was first introduced. Families of woodblock printers in Jaipur, one of India’s first-planned cities, have...Read more »