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By Hand, From the Heart: One Show, Many Stories! : Chennai Event in August 2011

July 28, 2011

10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery will be displaying a collection of Paper Balis (Paper Loop Earrings) and other handcrafted paper jewellery designs at By Hand, From the Heart: One Show, Many Stories!

Event Details:
By Hand, From the Heart: One Show, Many Stories!

13th – 14th, August”11 ( Saturday & Sunday)
10 a.m to 8 p.m

At, Gallery Sri Parvati, 1st Floor,
Eldams Road, Alwarpet, Chennai
Landmark (Diagonally opposite to C.P.Arts Centre).this August 2011.

By Hand, From the Heart: One Show, Many Stories! is essentially a handmade show, that promotes hand crafted creations in different areas of craft and design. You will find in this show a handpicked lot of quality handmade products, that have been hand-woven, handmade or handcrafted by entrepreneurial designers, crafters and artisans…

The August exhibition in Chennai will be their 3rd show  in Chennai.

Chennai can look forward to another (handmade) show, with many creative stories to discover…

10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery will be at the show with the following other participants:

Kalakshetra Foundation | Chennaigaga | Jewels Out of Clay |De ONE Studio: Bamboo Art | TOUCH OF GLASS  | Accede Fashionz | K Clothing | Potli | Cannanore – a lore from a loom | Eco Crafts & Weaves | Ekanta Design Studio | Vandanas | MAATI

10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery wishes the very best to all the co-participants  at By Hand, From the Heart!

Exhibition Event in Chennai, By Hand From the Heart: One Show Many Stories!

Exhibition Event in Chennai : "By Hand, From the Heart: One Show Many Stories!"


Exhibition in Chennai for handmade products

July 2, 2011

(By) Hand, From the Heart: One Show, Many Stories!
An exhibition of art, design and lifestyle products by designers from Bangalore and Chennai.
4th, 5th and 6th (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday), July ’11.

At, Corner Stone, Besant Avenue Road, Adyar, Chennai (Find this venue on Google Map)
Working hours: 10 am to 8 pm


By Hand From The Heart Show, is an initiative started off by 3 Chennai based designers. The event will showcase largely, handmade and handcrafted products. Drop by at the show to discover the magic of ….

Moodswings Handmade Jewelry by Benaazir ( Bangalore)
Organic, traditional DIY Art and Craft Kits
Hand-painted children shoes, clothing and accessories.
Handcrafted soaps and
Hand-braided leather bags, shoes and sandals
Designer ethnic clothing by a Chennai based designing studio.
Luxury bed linen in white.
Up-cycled textile based accessories
Home Furnishings
Handmade Ceramic Pottery
Handcrafted Paper Jewellery


Calling entrepreneurial designers/artisans!

June 26, 2011

Participation Invitation:
By Hand, From The Heart: One Show, Many Stories!

Date: 4th, 5th and 6th of July 2011 | Venue: Corner Stone, Besant Avenue Road, Adyar.
Calling entrepreneurial designers/artisans to showcase their interesting products at this event in Chennai.
Visit Facebook Page:

Contact 9176 567018.

By Hand, From The Heart: Exhibition of Art, Design and Lifestyle Products

April 1, 2011

(By) Hand, From the Heart : One Show, Many Stories!
Exhibition of  Art | Design | Lifestyle products

Corner Stone, Besant Avenue Road, Adyar
View Google map  for location:

Date and Timings:
8th and 9th of April, Friday & Saturday, 10am to 8 pm.
By Hand, From the Heart is all about promoting products designed with a passion. Essentially, the show promotes designer / artisan entrepreneurs who want to create a niche by doing something unique and different . So the idea behind By Hand, From the Heart is to provide a platform to those who have something interesting (largely handmade products) to contribute to the customer.

Participants at the April 2011 (By) Hand, From the Heart Show:
Chennaigaga |  Vartikaa | Linen Box |  Sudhas | Vandana’s Paper Bag | 10 Fingers! | Eco Craft and Weaves | Cannanore – a Lore From a Loom | Desi Popsicles | Chaat Le

Participants Profile:
Quintessentially Chennai, Chennaigaga comes to you as part of an event from the ‘(By) hand, from the heart’ stable.  Souvenirs based on the quirky side of Chennai for all those of you gaga over this city and its little idiosyncrasies.  Tees, mugs, coasters and more presented at this event make it a must visit.

And then we have a young duo conducting their maiden exhibition of an art form using unique medium and unique styles and twists to traditional art. Vartikaa brings in an impressive collection of paintings to this event.A harmonious blend of passion and innovation is their key thought. Coffee art, worli paintings are their forte.

How would you like to adorn jewellery made with paper? Yes hand crafted paper earrings and pendants from 10 Fingers! – they are quite a rage here. The humble paper transformed to exotic earrings – step aside gold and silver!

Have you found yourself rummaging around for bags to put a gift into for that special someone? Look no further. Stock up on these lovely paper bags in a hue of colours and designs from Vandana’s Paper Bag collection.

Linen Box presents exquisite home furnishing embellished with embroidery – and all in pristine white.

Say ‘kemchho’ to earth friendly products from Eco Craft and Weaves from designer clutches, mobile

By Hand, From The Heart: Exhibition of Art , Design and Lifestyle Products in Chennai

Chennai Event at Adyar; By Hand, From The Heart: Exhibition of Art , Design and Lifestyle Products

covers, pouches and more created using traditional fabric from Gujarat. Ceramic Pottery designed by an NID graduate using traditional material incorporating modern style will also be making its way into this event. Stylish mugs, glasses and jugs and more…

Cannanore – a Lore From a Loom is bringing you a range of hand crafted home furnishing using the traditional weave with contemporary and stylish design. Designer creations for your home to celebrate the ancient art of our craftsmen.

Designer Sudha passion for the art and fashion is explicit in every work of hers. Her brush prefers a wide range of canvas!  SUDHAS, is her venture into hand painted saris, salwars and accessories is refreshingly elegant and are a class apart.

Desi Popsicles & Chaat Le – And then when you are done with all the shopping and have had quite enough, do step over to our food counter. We have Desi Popsicles bringing to you the traditional ice golas in a variety of flavours to cool you this summer. However, if you are one with spice on your tongue, enjoy our chaat counter from the delectable Chaat Le!

If you are wondering where you can enjoy this shopping fest head to Corner Stone, at Besant Avenue Road, Adyar on the 8th and 9th of April from 10 am to 8 pm.

Remember to look for us – (By) Hand, From the Heart – Exhibition of  Art | Design | Lifestyle products .

For details contact: Mobile: 9176567018 | Facebook Page:!/pages/By-Hand-From-The-Heart/180960371950780

February Event: Abushan, New Delhi – Event by World Crafts Council

February 2, 2011

Do visit 10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery stall at ABUSHAN: DESIGN-DIALOGUES IN JEWELLERY
A Convention on Jewellery from Grass to Gold February 4th -6th, 2011, Hotel Ashok, New Delhi, India.

You will find my stall at the Craft Jewelry Bazaar.

For details visit :

January 2011 Event: Paper Jewellery Stall

January 12, 2011

Here’s my first event announcement for 2011… and there is more coming up .  Will announce another event in just a couple of days.
10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery, will be at the GRAND CARNIVAL this year, here are the details…

Grand Carnival
29th January 2011
9 a.m to 5 p.m

Holy Angels Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School
107, Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017
Phone: 044 2815 2505 ‎

Do visit my paper jewellery stall at this event.

Image Courtesy: Infrogmation

The Hindu : Metro Plus features 10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery

January 4, 2011

Paper presentation, The Hindu Metro Plus, dated 4th, January 2011

* When people look at Deepa Sekar’s creations they invariably ask the same question: “Is it really paper?” Deepa makes paper jewellery under the name `10 Fingers’. The range is said to be made of wood free recycled paper.

“It is such a humble material, but I wanted to show what a lot can be done with a little imagination,” says Deepa. “As a consumer product, the jewellery is sustainable, handmade and eco-friendly.”

Deepa takes three days to make a pair. “Bead, metal work and paper structuring takes a lot of time.” She also experiments with vegetable dye in kalamkari…

* snippets from the feature written by Anusha Parthasarathy.

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