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Beautiful Sikh, Punjabi and Hindu Prints For Sale | Sikhi Art
The finest and most desirable of Bhagat's prints are the Premium Gloss Canvases. In addition to the mood, texture and brushstrokes, they capture the essence of what Bhagat paints. They last for generations and can be passed down as family heirlooms. To own a Print or to learn more, click on a...
Sir Baba Khem Singh Beda (or Bedi) of Kullar (1830-1905), & attendant 1902. 14th spiritual head of the Sikh community, direct descent of Guru Nanak Shah. He wears a splendid choga (robe) of gold brocade probably woven in Benares and made up in Kashmir or the Punjab in the traditionally wide-cut choga style. Under the choga he wears plain white cotton paijama and typical North Indian slippers with curling toes.
Jagatjit saw Anita in a Madrid café- cabaret where she worked , and fell obsessively in love with. It was a scandal in itself and so out of character. He had fallen for a Spanish girl when he was enamoured by all things French, a woman with no pedigree when he was obsessed with lineage and caste, and above all, someone who was almost the same age as his son from his first wife. His decision to marry Anita was an earthquake in Indian political circles and the upper echelons of colonial power.
Mirza Abu Zafar Sirajuddin Muhammad Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775 – 1862), was the last Mughal emperor & a member of the Timurid Dynasty. Zafar was the son of Mirza Akbar Shah II & Lalbai, who was a Hindu Rajput, & became Mughal Emperor when his father died in 1837. He used Zafar, a part of his name, meaning “victory”, for his nom de plume (takhallus) as an Urdu poet, & he wrote many Urdu ghazals under it.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh - Becoming American Museum
Maharaja Ranjit Singh.British called him lion of Punjab(1789-1840CE).defeated Afghans to recapture the entire Punjab,Kashmir,Ladakh,Western Tibet.Golden period of Sikh rule.After his death,The kingdom fell to the conspiracies of Hindu courtiers and the British.Anglo-Sikh Wars lasted for five year(1840-45)
One of the most opulent pieces of jewelery ever made is the magnificent Patiala Necklace (pictured above), which was part of the largest single commission that the French house of Cartier has ever executed. Completed in 1928 and restored in 2002, this piece of ceremonial jewellery contains 2,930 diamonds and weighs almost one thousand carats.
The Flying Squid
Udaipur has the world’s oldest unbroken ruling lineage, with the current Maharana (synonymous with Maharaja) of Udaipur being the 76th in the line. With such a long history, there’s been a lot of time to build palaces and the enormous City Palace complex of Udaipur includes 11 different palaces — one is the residence of the current Maharana, several are open to the public as a combined City Palace Museum, and two are now hotels including the Fateh Prakash Palace which we ...