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In the West we tend to think of beads in terms of jewelry, but for thousands of years all over the world, beads fulfilled many functions–offerings to the gods, adornment of robes, auspicious gifts, ritual & prayer beads, and traded for gold, ivory, spices, and...

The Feeling of Kindness would like to introduce you to our three necklace lines, each designed with a unique meaning and as always handmade individually.   RADIANT KINDNESS Our choker necklaces with freely swinging gilt medallions floating among colorful stones including lapis, quartz, onyx, jasper, aventurine, just to...

Earlier this year in mid-April, 33 antiquities valued at around $1.8 million were repatriated to Afghanistan, including this ca. 2nd century bronze mask. These 33 items were part of a collection seized from a disgraced U.S. art dealer currently jailed in India for charges of...

Women in the Arts for hundreds of years, some might say thousands of years. Serenely and quietly powerful shakers and movers! Manal Ataya, the Director General of the @sharjahmuseums Sharjah Museum Authority of the UAE (United Arab Emirates) is one of them. She has been a...

Women in the Arts for hundreds of years, some might say thousands of years.  Serenely and quietly powerful shakers and movers! The Buddhist nun Otagaki Rengetsu was one of them. She lived 1791~1875, was married twice, five children, widowed, entered a monastery  for several years and...

Diwali 2020 is celebrated November 14th and will last five days. It is the Hindu Festival of Lights, it signifies new beginnings, the victory of light over darkness. Diwali is observed by Hindu, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists. There are many opportunities to celebrate and...

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