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May 26, 2008

Mango Manthram – Bead Art

When Indira of Mahanandi has announced the Mango Manthram event, I immediately decided to take part in this. Since then I have been scratching my head with thoughts how to do that? I realized it is not that easy creating an art piece about mango, the heavenly fruit, rather than eating it. I thought why Indira didn’t announce Mango Eating Event (he he!). Anyways, I dig a hole in my head by scratching (just kidding) and came up with this bead art. I used different colored beads from my daughter’s bead collection.

What do you say about it? Which one looks better?

In the beginning I also drew two sketches about Mango, but wasn’t satisfied with them. Have a look at them below.

I know you are laughing at my art! Hey, I just gave it a try!

Here is a mango carving by my dear hubby.

My dear friend Andhra Flavors of “For Spicy Lovers has bestowed the “Yummy Blog Award” on me. Thank you so much for thinking about me, Andhra! You made me so happy.


Sum Raj said... [Reply]

uma dear..wht a creative work on mangoes...i was surprised....ur sketch ,the art all looks superb and the carving is too good...convey to ur hubby tooo.....

notyet100 said... [Reply]

nice one,,,everything looks so cool..soecially the bead work,,,

jayasree said... [Reply]

All the art work looks good. Nice attempt. Bead work requires spl mention. Continue with ur art work.

Lavanya Raj said... [Reply]

Mango carvings looks good..every thing is rocking!!!

Bead work is First Class!!

Lakshmi said... [Reply]

Bead art looks great! Lovely creations Uma.

Divya Kudua said... [Reply]

Uma,your entry for the Mango manthram is amazing yaar!!!Esp the bead work!!Well done!!

Swati Raman Garg said... [Reply]

good good good.. u must have enjoyed doing this...

Finla said... [Reply]

I love all of them

Rosie said... [Reply]

Oh these are just lovely Uma :)

Rosie x

Arundathi said... [Reply]

the carving is just too precious! :)

Veda said... [Reply]

Hi uma

good work!!!!!!!art is art whether simple or complicated! its the effort that matters!


Unknown said... [Reply]

Bead work looks so beautiful...so creative and love the way, you have tried out so many things with hubby helping you out. ..

Trupti said... [Reply]

wow Uma, u are a artist too. love all your work. Bead work is amazing.

Hetal said... [Reply]

Thats a lovely artwork....loved the beadwork..

Cham said... [Reply]

The bead work especially the second one is awesome Uma, and the sketch, i love the second one two.
Ur husb carving is so cool! An artist family!

kamala said... [Reply]

I like the bead work Uma.Though other pics are good this one is especially good.Congrats on ur award

ranji said... [Reply]

what lovely beautiful creations uma!!i loved them all ..sooo good:)

Sangeeth said... [Reply]

very creative bead work uma....luved them...u have got a lot of patience...:)

Suganya said... [Reply]

Hi Uma...
What a creative work... So cute...

bha said... [Reply]

the bead work looks wonderful....and that mango face is creative

Unknown said... [Reply]

Uma..I love the second pic in the post and also the mango carving by ur hubby..Seems the whole family is involved in this event

Beyond Curries said... [Reply]

I love the 2nd bead work most of all. The drawings are cool too.

Reg. millet, I thought that since finger millet is also a type of millet I went with that. Moreover I have not used bajra ever and after seeing srivalli's post only I came to know about that. Anyway I have sent a mail to Siri. Thanks for bringing this to my notice Uma.

I live in the suburbs of Philly. Do let me know if you are visitng here anytime and I'll also inform you if I happen to come to CA.

Rajesh &Shankari said... [Reply]

he he he..I like the mango carving the best.

Laavanya said... [Reply]

How very creative of you Uma.. I like them all but the bead work is the best!

KonkaniBlogger said... [Reply]

Wow Uma !! You really have put in a lot of effort into this..I love the 2nd pic the best with the beads. Ur sketches and hubby's carving is very commendable too :)..

Anonymous said... [Reply]

Awesome bead work! Hope you have done it on a kurta so you can wear it around.

Even the carved mango looks so cute.

Silvia - Magnolia Wedding Planner said... [Reply]

Uma darling! Congrats for the award you deserve it hun! :-D
Then..I prefer the second photo and the mango cutted by your hubby :-D it's funny!

Madhavi said... [Reply]

Hey Uma, everything looks gooood, love all the pics and last one is cuteeeeee!!!

Jaya M said... [Reply]

It all looks so good Uma,
and I would like to mention the 2 one ,that bead work is sooo Good ...

Hugs and smiles

Sia said... [Reply]

lovely ones uma:) i like the 2nd one a lot.

Anonymous said... [Reply]

Everything looks so pretty. Thanks Uma for contributing such lovely bead art to mango manthram event.

Anonymous said... [Reply]

I especially liked the tiled layout. It's wonderful!

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