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Bindi is a visually attractive form of facial decoration. People of Hindu faith attach a great deal of importance to bindi, usually a red dot applied on the forehead, in between the eyebrows. There are many reasons for this, one of them being that this spot is considered as the 6th Chakra, the seat of concealed wisdom. Bindi is said to suggest the mystic third eye of a person. It is the center point where the energy from the base of spine rises and gathers during meditation. A red dot of vermilion was supposed to retain this energy for one’s well-being. Read More
One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish…I could go on! I have read that story to my kids over and over again when they were little. I enjoyed it too. I never tired of looking at fish in the aquarium in the pre-school classroom, Dr.’s offices, in pools and streams. Snorkeling and seeing colorful fish and coral reefs is my favorite activity when I go on vacation to beachy destinations.
Bead and Button Show 2015 was a great experience. I taught 6 classes, out of which 5 were new designs. Venezia, Adora, Aaliyah necklaces, Luxora Bracelet and Stardust Earrrings were on the list this year. I enjoyed the students in each and every class and hope they had fun in my classes! I was so thrilled to see some familiar faces and equally thrilled to meet new students. Some of them have become good friends over the years. Read More