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Date: 12/08/11

paper jewellery featured on The New Indian Express

A photo feature of our group show; By Hand From The Heart Show.
You will find a lovely write-up of each designer and er products in this feature. 10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery is one of the stories mentioned. View snippets from the feature.


Television: NDTV HINDU

Date: 15/01/2011

NDTV HINDU, The Metro Plus Show features 10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery,

N12DTV HINDU – The Metro Plus Show.

Saturday, January 15th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

The repeat timings of the show are as follows:

Sunday: 5:30 pm | Monday: 8:30 am | Tuesday: 11:30 am | Wednesday: 10:30 pm | Thursday: 6:30 pm

You could watch the show online: log onto: and select ‘Live TV’

You can view this channel on Big TV or Tata Sky and also on SCV set top box. If you have Tata Sky all you need to do is to go to channel 532 – which is NDTV 24×7 and press the red button on your remote. NDTV Hindu will appear as picture in picture.


Newspaper: The Hindu | Metro Plus | Chennai Edition

Date: 4/1/2011

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 paper. Read Article


Newspaper: Times Of India
Date: 20/3/2010

Entrepreneurs at home

Freelance writer Deepa Sekar, 34, might spend her days trying to meet deadlines but once that’s done, she gets to work on her first love — making paper jewellery. “I always loved making little gift items and in 2008, I started crafting jewellery from paper…. Read Article


Magazine: Femina – Segment: Launches –  Issue: July 29, 2009
Pretty In Paper
10 Fingers! is Deepa Sekar’s delightful collection of paper jewellery that promises to be eco-friendly.What’s New: 10 Fingers!, a jewellery line crafted out of paper….

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Magazine: Just For Woman | July Issue 2009
Be Prepared to get HOOKED
Just For Woman July 2009
Turning passion into profession, meet (fashion) jewellery designers whose designs are creative and affordable.
The story features Deepa Sekar of 10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery and 3 …

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Television: NDTV Hindu
Chennai’s first and only city-specific English News and Entertainment TV channel

10 Fingers! Paper Jewellery featured on NDTV Hindu.
Telecast: Thursday, 17th June 2009 at 8 p.m (News)
Friday, 19th June 2009 at 7 a.m (repeat telecast: forenoon news edition)


Newspaper: Ergo
Date: 1/06/2009
Ten fingers worth

Ten fingers worth

Ten fingers worth

Deepa Sekar is surprised at the instant success of her unlikely trade. “‘Is it really paper?’ is the first thing they ask,” she laughs good-naturedly, placing a star-and-leaf-shaped earring into my open palm. After much inspection, I ask her “Is it really paper?” Deepa’s business requires her to use all her ten fingers and is called ‘10 Fingers’ too. What does she use them for? Making paper jewellery and running her online business via her blog.

Read Article.


Newspaper: Deccan Chronicle – SHOP Guide Column –  TV Guide –  Chennai Edition
Date: 16 /5 /2009
Trendy paper jewellery
Snippets from the article

Looking for lightweight and affordable jewellery option for this summer? Try some paper jewellery. Deepa Sekar, a city-based craft entrepreneur has launched her unique collection of paper jewellery called 10 Fingers! The range includes dangling earrings in bright hues, which have a funky yet ethnic appeal. She takes orders through her blog .


Newspaper: The New Indian Express – Expresso – Chennai Edition
Date: 15 /5 /2009
Making magic in paper

Making magic in paper
Making magic in paper

She makes delicate trinkets out of colourful folded paper, but jewellery is her passion, her latest, The Leaf Collection is now on display!

IT’S unconventional, it’s different and above all it’s paper. Deepa Sekar’s 10 Fingers! is no ordinary jewellery. Little dangling stars, jhumkas and now leaves in her newest collection are what it is all about. “I like to call it wearable art/ craft. Whenever I see or visualise art I can’t help but think about the functionality of it. I would never indulge myself in art that stays pretty on a shelf”, says Deepa. She started her self-taught endeavours a year ago and slowly began displaying them at the store in Vanilla Café, Mylapore.

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Newspaper: The Hindu – Retail Plus – Chennai Edition
Date: 8 /2 /2009
Adorn with paper

Paper jewellery is her forte and Deepa Sekar tries to achieve a 3D effect…. Deepa Sekar tried her hand at making paper jewellery and began retailing it under the name of 10 Fingers about three months ago.

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Newspaper: The New Indian Express – Expresso
Date: 4/11/2008

A photo feature of the paper jewellery and paper artefacts.



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